Home care commissioning – adult social care

1.Please tell me how many home care visits of 15 minutes were commissioned by the council in a) 2018 and b) 2017

We have interpreted these questions to refer to adult social care. 15 minute visits are the exception and not the rule, our usual minimum visiting time is 30 minutes.

Year Total planned visits – 15 minutes Total visits
Percentage of 15 minute visits
2017114,2114,732,0022.4%
2018107,9614,216,9082.6%

2.Please tell me how many home care visits of five minutes were commissioned by the council in a) 2018 and b) 2017

None

3.Please tell me how many home care visits were missed in a) 2018 and b) 2017

4.Please tell me how many home care visits were late in a) 2018 and b) 2017

To identify, locate, retrieve, locate and collate the information in response to Questions 3 and 4 would require action from our commissioned providers and ourselves and we estimate that this would take in excess of the 18 hours specified in the Freedom of Information Act Section 12 – Cost of Compliance.

5.Please tell me which firms were contracted by the council to carry out home care visits in 2018 and 2017.

The contract model under the Living Well at Home programme consists of three Primary Providers – listed below – who manage the local provider market for their geographic area.

  • Devon Cares
  • Mears Care
  • MiHomecare

Further to Living Well At Home Providers, there are additional providers who are not aligned to the Primary Providers or may deliver to contracts both via the Prime Provider and as a spot contract provision as follows:

Provider List