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Freedom of Information Request

Number of Residential Care placements

Received: 4 July 2019

In this FOIA Request:

(a) When we refer to 'residential care home providers' this includes where the council itself operates the care home and where any company in which the council has an interest (either directly or indirectly) operates the care home;
(b) We only request information as it relates to beds funded 100% by the council and not where the cost of such a bed is funded wholly or partly by any NHS body;
(c) We request information related to all adult social care funded 100% by the council; and
(d) When we refer to 'Yr1, Yr2 and Yr3' we are referring to the council's financial years (1) 2016/17, (2) 2017/18, and (3) 2018/19.



1. What is the standard rate per bed payable to residential care home providers that the council set in each of Yr1, Yr2, Yr3? Please provide the standard rates for all different bands/categories of services that the council set including a description of the band/category of service e.g. standard residential, residential special needs etc.
2. For each of Yr1, Yr2 and Yr3, please provide the average price per bed that the council paid to residential care home providers in each of the bands/categories of services that the council has included in its response to Question 1.

3. For each of Yr1, Yr2 and Yr3, please provide the total number of beds purchased by the council from residential care home providers split into the bands/ categories of services that the council has specified in its answer to Question 1.
4. For each of Yr1, Yr2 and Yr3, please provide the proportion (expressed as a percentage) and/ or number of beds purchased from residential care home providers in each of the bands/ categories of services that the council has specified in its answer to Question 1 that were purchased::
a. at the council's standard rate specified in its response to Question 1;
b. below the council's standard rate specified in its response to Question 1; and
c. above the council's standard rate specified in its response to Question 1.

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some exempt) - application/pdf - Download

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