• Live-in care packages

    Please could you let me know the number of live-in care packages you have commissioned over the past 5 years from 2013 – this can either be per calendar year or financial year depending on the way you record data. … Continue reading

  • Daily living aids

    -How many ‘daily living aids’ (eg commodes, bedraisers, tables, hoists etc) were issued to patients by the Council (Adult Social Care or similar department) in the last financial year In response to this and all of the subsequent questions we … Continue reading

  • Average Care Home Fees

    I am writing to you with regard to your authority’s response to a recent FOI request on fees paid to independent sector care homes.  Because of a concerning frequency of anomalies (in some cases, greater than 10% differences compared with … Continue reading

  • Care provider costs and accommodation information

    1) How many care providers of Supported Living for adults with learning disabilities/mental health does the council have contracts with? If possible, please list these providers. We can confirm Devon County Council defines ‘supported Living’ as a specified building for … Continue reading

  • Care home placements

    Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please tell me: 1. Please tell me the total number of care home placements for individuals aged 65+ organised by the local authority in the financial years of: 2015/2016: 2,754 (with a Residential … Continue reading

  • External homecare providers and workers

    Please could you answer the following FOI requests? a) Does your council currently make it a contractual condition that your externally commissioned homecare providers must pay their homecare workers for their travel time? Yes b) Please list the steps that … Continue reading

  • Care Act and community equipment

    Wirral Council currently provide equipment for the community through the contract we have and are exploring different ideas and opportunities to make efficiencies. The care act clearly states that we cannot charge for equipment less than £1000, but we are … Continue reading

  • Day centre funding

    1)How many partially or fully Local Authority funded Day Centres were open at the end of each of the following years: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017? Year Number open on 31/03 that year 2010- 2011 106 2011 … Continue reading