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 which there is an active ‘shared hour agreement’ in place. A list of care providers is available via the link below:
2) What is the highest hourly rate paid to providers for adult learning disabilities/mental health Supported Living Services?
3) What is the lowest hourly rate paid to providers for adult learning disabilities/mental health Supported Living Services?
In response to questions 2 and 3, the table below sets out our Supported Living Services costs.
|Core Costs||typical sleep in based service £650 per week||with no sleeping or waking staff as low as £50 per week||with waking and sleep in back up, as high as £2000 per week|
4) If a list of providers is available, please state the average hourly pay to each provider.
In advance of competitive tender (indicatively scheduled for 2019/20) Devon continues to apply historically agreed spot contracts to Supported Living prices. Devon County Council does not publish the spot contract rates of individual providers, which it treats as commercially sensitive information.
Accommodation classed as supported living
Devon County Council is not a Housing Authority with responsibility or role for administering Housing duties, or determining housing costs and Housing Benefit entitlement and we therefore do not hold this information. This role and responsibility rests with Devon’s 8 Housing Authorities which are district, city or unitary councils. Their contact details can be found on our website at:
1) A list of supported living accommodation providers (social landlords, voluntary providers, housing associations .etc) that the council has contracts with, or has individuals in placement with, that have a learning disability or mental health difficulty.
Information relating to the housing (landlord or otherwise) partners of Devon’s contracted Supported Living providers (see answer given to Q1 above) is not collected, collated or held by the Council.
2) The highest rent the council pays to landlords for individual rents for tenants with a learning disability/mental health difficulty.
3) The lowest rent the council pays to landlords for individual rents learning disability/mental health difficulty.
4) If possible, please state the average rent (if not available – gross rent or other rent paid) to individual landlords for tenants with learning disability/mental health difficulty.
5) If known, please state whether the above rents are core rent or inclusive of service charges (gross rent).
Following on from our answers above, information relating to the housing (and other non-care costs) of Devon’s Health and Social Care customers is not collected, collated or held by the Council.