Social Care Case Management, Joint Funding Agreements and Deferred CHC Assessments
Please can you fill out the below questions relating to the social care case management system and joint funding agreements used at your organisation for both Adult and Children’s Social Care if relevant
Social Care Systems and Service Providers
- Does your local authority use social care case management system(s)? If so, please list the name of the supplier(s).
2. What is the contract start date for your Social care management supplier? (dd/mm/yy)
3. What is the contract end date for your Social care management supplier? (dd/mm/yy)
4. What was the annual cost of your social care management supplier(s) for the financial year 19/20 (April 2019 – March 2020)?
- Does your organisation use any other third-party systems or service providers to support your organisation with social care management or care assessments?
In respect of questions 1-5, this information is available from a response to a previous request for information and can be viewed online at:
- Does the social care team at the local authority have an agreement in place for funding joint packages of care including Section 117 Aftercare?
- If Yes, please state which agreement below is in place for funding joint packages of care including Section 117 aftercare, as seen below-
A) A 50:50 share of costs for all cases
B) A different share of costs e.g., 40:60, 30:70 (please state the share used)
C) A share of costs calculated on a case-by-case level using an algorithm
D) Other (please state)
Adult social care: 46% Health 54% social care for most s117 packages but some alternative arrangements apply
Children social care: 33% Health 67% Social Care (Section 117 aftercare)
- How many people were covered by joint funded packages of care as of 1st March 2021?
Adult social care:
Children social care: 46
- What was the annual cost to the local authority for joint funded packages of care for the financial year 19/20 (April 2019-March 2020)?
Adult social care: c. £16.891million
Children social care: c£6.8million
- How many deferred Care Act Assessments for CHC cases did the local authority have in its backlog as of the 1st September 2020?
11. How many deferred Care Act Assessments for CHC cases did the local authority have left to complete on the 1st March 2021?
The local authority does not hold the precise number of deferred Care Act Assessments it had in its backlog of CHC cases on these dates. The local authority can provide an approximate number of CHC assessments pending on the dates, of which a proportion of these will have required a Care Act assessment.
1st September 2020 = 224 of which a proportion will have required a care act assessment.
1st March 2021 = 59 of which a proportion will have required a care act assessment.