Healthier Devon Diabetes Prevention

In connection with a research project on which I am engaged, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would be grateful, please, for information on the Social Impact Bond, which is funded by Bridges Fund Management and the National Lottery, to be delivered by Westbank Charity:

* Amount of funding contributed or to be contributed by Social Outcomes Fund, Commissioning Better Outcomes Fund or other Big Lottery Funds

The Grant Award letter from Big Lottery Commissioning Better Outcomes October 2017 detailed an award of up to £657,068 over 6 years from April 2018 to Devon County Council.

* Amount of funding contributed or to be contributed by Bridges Social Impact Fund

Devon County Council do not hold this information

* Amount of funding contributed or to be contributed by Devon County Council

The 2019/20 Public Health budget line includes a total of £117, 000 for this project. This spend will be dependant on activity delivered and will vary accordingly.

* Amount of funding contributed or to be contributed by other external investors

This question is not applicable to Devon County Council

* How payments will be made and measured for a sustained drop in weight, reduction in waist circumference and HbA1c (blood sugars) reading

 

Payment TriggerTiming
Reductions in Hb1Ac (1.2mmol)
Waist size (2cm)
Weight (2kg reduction)
Engagement demonstrated, and measurements are taken and recorded
6 months after service user commencement
Reductions in Hb1Ac (2.4mmol fall from baseline)
Waist size (4cm fall from baseline)
Weight (3kg fall from baseline)
Engagement demonstrated, and measurements are taken and recorded
12 months after service user commencement
Reductions in Hb1Ac (1.2mmol less than baseline measure)
Waist size (1cm smaller than baseline)
Weight (1.5kg less than baseline)
Engagement demonstrated, and measurements are taken and recorded
24 months after service user commencement

It is anticipated the programme will reach approximately 3,500 people over the 6-year (2018-2024) delivery period with 4 years of service -user starts.
The total funding available for the duration of the contract is £1,047,000. This assumes that at least the following is achieved:

 

# individuals who remain engaged with the service:
At 6 months2949
At 12 months2429
At 24 months1735
# individuals who trigger an outcome:
At 6 months2359
At 12 months1943
At 24 months1388