• Telecare

    1. How many residents use Telecare (including Assistive Technology) in your area? Devon County Council and the National Health Service fund Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS) packages for 1,819 individuals 2. Do you outsource all or part of your offering? … Continue reading

  • Adults with Sensory Impairments

    Q1. Please could you supply the name, job title, email address and telephone number of the commissioner with responsibility for care for adults with sensory/hearing impairment. Devon County Council does not have a specific commissioner with responsibility for sensory/hearing impairment.  … Continue reading

  • Live-in care packages 2018-2019

    1. What is the total number of live-in care packages purchased so far this financial year for those over the age of 65? 2. What is the total number of live-in care packages purchased so far this financial year for … Continue reading

  • Deprivation of Liberty (DOLS) assessments

    1. Does the council have a current contract or framework agreement in place for suppliers to undertake DoLS assessments or BIA assessments on behalf of the council? Devon County Council does not have a current contract or framework in place … Continue reading

  • Social care and health advocacy

    1. Please can you tell me the amount of money you spent on the Independent NHS Complaints Advocacy service for the following financial years, the organisation you commissioned to deliver this statutory service and the number of new cases taken … Continue reading

  • Care Act and expenditure

    Up to the present day, what have been the council’s costs regarding implementation of the Care Act? Please provide information broken down annually, starting in 2013/14 to the present day. I appreciate there may be constraints within the context of … Continue reading

  • Domicilary – home – care visits

    1) How many complaints did you receive from 2013-2019 (up until 11/2/2019) relating to care workers failing to show up when expected for a domiciliary home visit? I would like this information broken down by month and year please. We … Continue reading

  • Dementia patient assessments

    1. How many adults accessing long-term support funded by the council during 2016-17 and 2017-18 had a recorded diagnosis of dementia? 2016-2017 – 2597 Devon County Council supported clients with dementia identified in the year 2017-2018 – 2451 Devon County … Continue reading

  • Stairlift repair and maintenance

    I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request information about your repair and maintenance of stairlifts in the homes of social care service users. Please provide the information by completing the attached questionnaire   … Continue reading