The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) asked all local councils responsible for
They were asked to survey the costs of providing their services and to arrive at a shared understanding with providers of
This exercise was intended to ensure that people find adult social care fair and
For the purposes of the exercise, the DHSC consider ‘fair’ to mean
‘Fair’ also means what is sustainable
Fair cost of care exercise report
The report into our fair cost of care exercise has now been published.
It follows the guidance of the
There are 2 fair cost of care exercise (annex B) reports. You can read these below:
- fair cost of care exercise report for 65+ care homes
- fair cost of care exercise report for 18+ home care.
While we are committed to the principle of the fair cost of care, it notes the uncertainty of some of the
It also notes the uncertainty of future funding for adult social care and will consider the impact of this before deciding next steps.
Market Sustainability Plan
All local councils were required to complete a cost of care exercise and Market Sustainability Plan.
The Market Sustainability Plan enables us to assess and demonstrate how we will ensure local care markets are sustainable as we move towards implementing care reforms.