FOI Request - Domiciliary Care Visits

Request 101000376500

I am writing to request the following pieces of information held by your council. For the years from 2009/2010 to the most recent year’s data available, please provide the following.

1)    The total number of adult domiciliary care visits commissioned by your council, broken down by year.

2)    The total number of domiciliary care visits commissioned by your council of 15 minutes or less in duration, broken down by year.

3)    The total number of domiciliary care visits commissioned by your council of 10 minutes or less in duration, broken down by year.

4)    The total number of domiciliary care visits commissioned by your council of 5 minutes or less in duration, broken down by year.

5)    The average commissioned price per hour of each of the above.

6)    The total number of complaints received related to domiciliary care visits of 15 minutes or under.

Response 28-09-2015

We only have reliable figures for the number of 15 minute visits as far back as 2010-11.

                                                                    2010-11     2011-12     2012-13     2013-14     2014-15
1. Total number of Adult Dom care visits      418,426       560,471    603,155      687,704      778,928
2. Total Dom care visits of 15 mins                 30,710        41,740     45,227         57,453        74,980

3. We do not commission domiciliary visits for less than 15 minutes.

4. We do not commission domiciliary visits for less than 15 minutes.

5. The current average price per hour is £15.84.

6. Our records show no complaints regarding 15 minute visits from 2012 to date.

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