Support provision queries

Alex Hansen made this Freedom of Information request to Buckinghamshire County Council

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Dear Buckinghamshire County Council,

I have some questions I hope you can answer. All questions are related to people with disabilities, learning disabilities, autism and/or acquired brain injuries - adults only. Furthermore, all questions relate to provision of domiciliary and residential care without nursing.

1. What is the Council's yearly spend (£) on adult social care? Preferably broken down into adults with learning disabilities, adults with autism and adults with physical disabilities.
2. How many adults with disabilities and/or learning disabilities (including autism and acquired brain injuries) does the Council currently support (residential and domiciliary), and how does the Council expect this to change (increase/decrease)?
3. How many adults with learning disabilities living residential care want to leave residential care?
4. Who is/are the commissioner(s) for this group of people and what are their contact details?
5. What is the average rate (£) paid by the Council to providers of care in supported living (without nursing)? Hourly or weekly costs per person.
6. When will providers of care be able to join your framework "Provision of Supported Living and Residential Care Services For Adults with a Learning Disability and or Autism "?
7. Who are your Direct Payment broker(s) and what are their contact details?
8. What are your current gaps in your service provision that you are unable to fill?

Many thanks.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Hansen

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Dear Alex Hansen




Thank you for contacting Buckinghamshire County Council.


Your request for information has now been considered and the information
you have requested, where held/available, is as follows:


1) The total net spend on Adult Social Care in 2016-17 was £126,933,161
(we are sorry but no further breakdown is available)



  Home Care / Domiciliary Care Residential Care
Physical Disability Clients 129 50
Learning Disability Clients 54 233


You may find it helpful to review our Market Position Statements,
available here:




3) Not known


4) The LD Integrated Commissioning Commissioner is Zita Calkin,
[2][email address]



Supported Living current
  average weekly cost per Number of clients
Physical Disability Clients £947.57 31
Learning Disability Clients £757.27 232


6) You may be interested to view our ‘Selling to the council’ pages:




7) The Joint Purchasing Manager is Kuldeep Bal, [4][email address]


8) Please see Market Position statements linked to above.


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