Dear Hounslow Borough Council,

I would like to obtain the following information under the FOI Act regarding elderly (65+) domiciliary care in your local authority.

1. The number of weekly hours commissioned to private domiciliary care providers (split into requested by users and awarded to providers if possible)
2. The estimated annual spend commissioned for Adult Social Care through private domiciliary care providers (split into budgeted / spent if possible)
3. The type of agreements held with private domiciliary care providers commissioned to deliver Adult Social Care services such as frameworks, Spot Contracts, Block Contracts etc and their start/end dates, and the proportion of the split
4. When you anticipate retendering for elderly domiciliary care services
5. The names of the current elderly domiciliary care providers commissioned in your authority
6. A contact name, email address and contact number of the person responsible for commissioning domiciliary care services in your authority
7. The number of 65+ currently receiving a direct payment within your local authority
8. Does the council have a target to increase the number of individuals using a direct payment? If so what is this target?
9. The number of 65+ that require social care to now compared with 2010
10. Changes in spending on adult elderly social care per adult between 2010 and 2016
11. Proportion of 65+ care users who self-fund their care

Yours faithfully,

Melvin

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Dear Melvin,

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This has been logged under reference number 31175-31176 to the service team for a response. This response will follow to you within 20 working days.

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Hi there

May I know if there is any update to my request? Thanks!

Yours sincerely,

Melvin

Freedom of Information, Hounslow Borough Council

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Adult Social Care FOI, Hounslow Borough Council

To:                Mr Melvin        

 

by email:       [1][FOI #425922 email]    

 

Our Ref:   31176

Dear Mr Melvin,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOI) 2000 or ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION
REGULATIONS (EIR) 2004 RESPONSE

 

I am writing regarding your request for information dated 17 August 2017. 
Apologies for the delay in replying.  Your enquiry is below together with
our response in blue.

 

I would like to obtain the following information under the FOI Act
regarding elderly (65+) domiciliary care in your local authority.

1. The number of weekly hours commissioned to private domiciliary care
providers (split into requested by users and awarded to providers if
possible)

Week 31/07/2017 - 06/08/2017  
     
Service Type Clients Quantity
Domiciliary Care    
Commissioned 602 9904.67

 

 

2. The estimated annual spend commissioned for Adult Social Care through
private domiciliary care providers (split into budgeted / spent if
possible)

£8,366,426.48

 

3. The type of agreements held with private domiciliary care providers
commissioned to deliver Adult Social Care services such as frameworks,
Spot Contracts, Block Contracts etc and their start/end dates, and the
proportion of the split

There is a Framework Agreement currently in place which will expire on 31
October 2018. Currently 80% of placements is with Framework Providers. The
remaining 20% is with spot providers.

 

4. When you anticipate retendering for elderly domiciliary care services

In the early part of 2018.

 

5. The names of the current elderly domiciliary care providers
commissioned in your authority

 

Avant Healthcare
Services Housing 21 MoreCare Services Virtue Care Ltd
Nation Care Westminster
Care Outlook Humble Health Care Ltd Agency Homecare
Caremark Hounslow Insta Care Octavia Support  
Carewatch Care Invicta Care and
Services Ltd Training Ltd Positive Care  
De Vere Care La Premierclasse Q.C.L. P.H.C.  
Eleanor Nursing London Care Plc Right at Home  
Haven Care Mayfair Homecare T.C Care  
Holistic Thames Healthcare
Community Care Mears Services  
Home Aid Private Thames Homecare
Home Care MNA Homecare Service Ltd  

 

6. A contact name, email address and contact number of the person
responsible for commissioning domiciliary care services in your authority

Nadine Waghorn. [email address]. 020 8583 3833

 

7. The number of 65+ currently receiving a direct payment within your
local authority

 

Grand Total 209

 

8. Does the council have a target to increase the number of individuals
using a direct payment? If so what is this target?

Information not available

 

9. The number of 65+ that require social care to now compared with 2010

 

2010/11 2017/18 till date
Data not available for 2010 6051

 

10. Changes in spending on adult elderly social care per adult between
2010 and 2016

Information not available

 

11. Proportion of 65+ care users who self-fund their care

 

ChargeType FULL Total
Full Full Self-Funder 120
Variable Full Self-Funder 58
  Part Self-Funder 377
None Full Council Funding 452
Grand Total   1007

 

 

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Children’s and Adults Services

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From: Melvin [[8]mailto:[FOI #425922 email]]

Sent: 17 August 2017 15:59

To: Freedom of Information <[9][Hounslow Borough Council request email]>

Subject: Freedom of Information request - Elderly home care information

 

Dear Hounslow Borough Council,

 

I would like to obtain the following information under the FOI Act
regarding elderly (65+) domiciliary care in your local authority.

 

1. The number of weekly hours commissioned to private domiciliary care
providers (split into requested by users and awarded to providers if
possible) 2. The estimated annual spend commissioned for Adult Social Care
through private domiciliary care providers (split into budgeted / spent if
possible) 3. The type of agreements held with private domiciliary care
providers commissioned to deliver Adult Social Care services such as
frameworks, Spot Contracts, Block Contracts etc and their start/end dates,
and the proportion of the split 4. When you anticipate retendering for
elderly domiciliary care services 5. The names of the current elderly
domiciliary care providers commissioned in your authority 6. A contact
name, email address and contact number of the person responsible for
commissioning domiciliary care services in your authority 7. The number of
65+ currently receiving a direct payment within your local authority 8.
Does the council have a target to increase the number of individuals using
a direct payment? If so what is this target?

9. The number of 65+ that require social care to now compared with 2010
10. Changes in spending on adult elderly social care per adult between
2010 and 2016 11. Proportion of 65+ care users who self-fund their care

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Melvin

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