FOI Request Cost of Care Homes

Request 101001645547

1. We would like to know the average weekly rate you paid to care home providers for people aged 65+ for the financial years 2015-16 and 2016-17: Personal care, basic rate Personal care, dementia needs Nursing care, basic rate Nursing care, dementia needs. These figures should be exclusive of any NHS continuing healthcare funding contributions. If you pay a single rate regardless of needs for residential and/or nursing care, please supply as the ?basic rate?.
2. We would like to know how many care home places for people aged 65+ you funded for the financial years 2015-16 and 2016-17: Partly funded Wholly funded
3. Of those people aged 65+ residing in a care home that you wholly funded in 2015-16 and 2016-17: How many entered into a third-party top-up contract with you in 2015-16? How many entered into a third-party top-up contract with you in 2016-17?

Response 17-11-2017

2015/16

In Scotland FPC payment must be paid by LA and no account of a client contribution has been allowed for:-

2015/16

Gross NCHC Weekly Rate for Residential (incl of FPC - Free Personal Care) = £ 524.67 Gross NCHR Weekly Rate for Nursing (incl of FPC & N - Free Personal Care + Nursing) = £609.31 FPC Weekly Rate = £171.00 FPC & N Weekly Rate = £249.00

2016/17

In Scotland FPC payment must be made and no account of a client contribution has been allowed for:- Gross NCHC Weekly Rate for Residential (incl of FPC - Free Personal Care) = £537.79 / £558.77 from 01/10/16 Gross NCHR Weekly Rate for Nursing (incl of FPC & N - Free Personal Care + Nursing) = £624.54 / £648.92 from 01/10/16 FPC Weekly Rate = £171.00 FPC & N Weekly Rate = £249.00

2. 2015/16

Total places at year end = 511

= Residential Care 321 = 43 FPC only and 147 fully funded

   Nursing Care       190 = 136 FPC&N only and 185 fully funded

 

2016/17

Total Places at year end = 478

= Residential Care 316 = 123 FPC only and 193 fully funded

   Nursing Care       162 = 46 FPC&N only  and 116 fully funded

3. None

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