Freedom of information response

Funding in care homes

Publication date: 
Monday 7 January 2019
Request: 

1) How has your funding to care homes changed in the last 12 months?
2) By how much has it increased or decreased?
3) How many care homes have been closed in your borough over the last 12 months?
4) Have the average weekly fees in the care homes in your borough increased, decreased or remained the same?

Response: 

1)  There has been no change                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

2)  Increase by 3% for Older People and 0% for Working age adults

3)  None   

4)  Fees are individually negotiated on a case by case basis.
 

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Request reference:
FOI 8595