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  Future commissioning approach During 2019 and 2020, plans will be developed for how we recommission the current framework after September 2021.  Any future arrangement is likely to retain and enhance the quality requirements of the contract, and will consider the question of how we can carry through those providers who are already on the […]

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What do we want from this area in the future? We define the characteristics of an effective service as: A market that meets the needs of all care groups: A sufficient number, range and quality of providers A range of provision to meet the differing needs of individuals: support that meets the diverse needs of […]

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1. Demographics and need analysis 1.1 Addressing the challenges of a rapidly changing demographic profile has required a strong commitment to a strengths-based approach and to promoting the independence of those we support. The satisfaction of the people of Devon with our services continues to be high, although the biennial survey of unpaid carers raises […]

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Care homes Extra Care housing Supported Living Regulated personal care (Living Well at Home contract) Supporting Independence Adult carers Replacement care Technology Enabled Care and Support (TECS) Individual purchasing   (Return to the Market Position Statement)

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MPS: Replacement care

19 August 2019

What do we want from this area in the future? The aim of our approach to replacement care is to: increase carer resilience, reduce stress and prevent family breakdown increase the choice of service models that provide replacement care that best meets their needs and individual circumstances support people to be as independent as possible […]

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MPS: Adult carers

15 August 2019

Types of services that support carers There are three main types of provision/resources that support carers: Caring Well in Devon, a specifically commissioned carers support service, (they also commission some services such as training for carers) general social care (usually personal care) or technology general community facilities, services and resources not involving personal care. Unless […]

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MPS: Adult carers

15 August 2019

Carers Offer Levels 1 and 2 include advice and information, including via Digital Services and a Helpline, training, Peer Support, and some 1:1 support. Training for Carers is commissioned directly by the provider and covers a curriculum across this range (illustrative, not comprehensive): Core carers issues – introduction to caring Practical Caring Skills Advanced Skills, […]

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MPS: Care homes

8 January 2020

How can we help you? We will work with care home providers to support their business planning and development where those providers indicate a desire to develop or change their service model and where such a change meets our strategic objectives. We will support care homes, to develop service models that meet the changing needs […]

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MPS: Care homes

7 January 2020

Trends 1. The Devon County Council area has more residential beds, fewer nursing beds, and fewer beds overall relative to population than both comparator and national averages. It also experienced a decline of -2% in residential beds and -1.6% in nursing beds. 2. Commissioners continue to place fewer older people in residential/nursing care relative to […]

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What do we want from this area in the future? People choose direct payments to secure a more personalised market response, purchasing the type of services they need, including a non-traditional offer. However, direct payments are not always suitable for everyone and we need to find a better offer for those who don’t want the […]

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