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Fair Cost of Care: Cost of Delivering Residential and Nursing Care Home Services Exercise


This report will provide information about a Fair Cost of Care exercise that was carried out by the Partnership Commissioning Team to establish the Council’s price for residential and nursing care home placements for older people in 2016/17.


The report will detail the Council’s obligation under the Care Act 2014 and Local Authority Circular (2004) 20, the methodology used to consult with the social care market and recommend prices to be paid to providers for existing older people care home placements and new older people care home placements in 2016/17.


Access to Information

The report together with any other documents being considered (unless they contain exempt information) will be available for inspection 5 clear days before the decision is taken by the Cabinet. Copies are available on the Council's website or requested from Democratic Services Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email If you wish to submit information to the Cabinet about the item please also contact Democratic Services.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/02/2016

Decision due: 8 Mar 2016 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor David Brake

Lead director: Barbara Peacock

Contact: Helen Jones, Assistant Director – Commissioning, Business and Intelligence Email: Tel: 01634 334049, Kerry Tappenden, Partnership Commissioning Manager Email: Tel: (01634) 333041.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Health and Adult Social Care

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