The current average number of weekly hours commissioned to private domiciliary care providers for Adult Social Care as of August 2017
The number of hours commissioned during the week up to 01 August 2017 is 38,885 hours
The estimated Annual Spend commissioned for Adult Domiciliary Care through private domiciliary care providers (Based on 2016)
Older People and Disabilities:
Personal Care in 2016/17: Gross spend £33.993m. Net Spend £27.767m.
Personal Care in 2016/17: Gross spend £160k. Net Spend £99k.
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
From July 2016 the Service Agreements are through three Primary Providers and their sub-contractors. With some residual spot for legacy work
The lowest and highest (based on the standard daytime week day rate) charge rates per hour of domiciliary care charged to the local authority for Adult Social care commissioned through private domiciliary care providers
On 01 August 2017
Lowest – £14.88
Highest – £22.00
When you anticipate retendering for domiciliary care services for Adult Social Care
In the year 2022
The names of the current Domiciliary Care Providers commissioned in your authority to deliver Adult Social Care
The Current Providers are listed below. Contact details for each provider can be found on the web
Carewatch (Purple Balm)
Dartmoor Care Consortium
Sage (Allied Homecare)
Selbourne (trading as Dove)
The contact Name, Email address and Contact number of the person responsible for commissioning domiciliary care services in your authority
Senior Manager – Commissioning
Are commissioned providers required to use real-time electronic monitoring to provide data to the local authority and if so which system?
Providers are required to monitor and report against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) however, we do not stipulate a particular system
The number of service users currently receiving a direct payment within your local authority as well as the number of average hours per week.
During the week up to 01 August 2017 there were 2,223 service users in receipt of a Direct payment and they received an average of £253 per week. Direct Payments are in pounds (£s) not hours and are used for a variety of purposes, not just Personal Care.
Is the local authority working with health partners to commission health funded care?
Yes by joint contract
The authorities’ current market positioning statement for Adult Social Care
The Market Position Statement (MPS) is available online