Children's Social Care

FOI ID: 
8189
FOI Date: 
Monday, 20 September 2021

1.            Can you please explain your commissioning processes for providers of accommodation and/or support in respect to looked after children in residential care/looked after children in semi-independent placements/care leavers/uasc. Do you spot purchase, have framework agreements or have block contracts in each of these categories?

2.            If you have framework agreements and/or block contracts for accommodation and/or support in respect to looked after children in residential care/looked after children in semi-independent placements/care leavers/uasc, please specify when each of these are due to be re-tendered.

3.            What has been the average weekly cost of placing a looked after child aged under 16 year in a private residential children's home since 2016 up to date?

4.            What has been the average weekly cost of placing a care leavers/uasc child aged 16-17 in a private residential children's home since 2016 up to date?

5.            What has been the average weekly cost of placing a care leavers/uasc child aged 16-17 in a 24/7 supervised semi-independent provision since 2016 up to date?

6.            What has been the average weekly cost of placing a care leavers/uasc child aged 16-17 in an unsupervised semi-independent provision since 2016 up to date? Please include the cost of floating support. Please advise if you do not place 16-17 year olds in an unsupervised semi-independent provision.

7.            What has been the average weekly cost of placing a care leavers/uasc aged 18-24 in a 24/7 supervised semi-independent provision since 2016 up to date? Please advise if you do not place 18-24 year olds in a supervised semi-independent provision.

8.            What has been the average weekly cost of placing care leavers/uasc 18-24 year olds in an unsupervised semi-independent provision since 2016 up to date? Please include the cost of floating support.

9.            Please can you provide me with a list of all of your current suppliers signed up to framework agreements/block purchase contracts for accommodating looked after children in residential care/looked after children in semi-independent placements/care leavers/uasc?

RESPONSE

Scarborough Borough Council does not hold the information you are seeking.  Responsibility for children’s social care services lies with the North Yorkshire County Council who can be contacted as follows:-

 

Data Management Officer

North Yorkshire County Council

County Hall

Northallerton

DL7 8AD

01609 533219

 

infogov@northyorks.gov.uk