• 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

  • Social care equipment contracting

    1 Name of your organisation Devon County Council 2 Name of individual responsible within your organisation for commissioning of community equipment services Alison Golby, Senior Commissioning Officer 3 Is the community equipment service provided by an in house or an … Continue reading

  • Social prescribing commissioning

    Please can you email me what your Organisation is doing about planning, commissioning and operationalisation of social prescription. Please refer to the report linked to Social Prescribing Executive Summary  This report was intended as a discussion paper with recommendations. We have … Continue reading