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Adult Social Care Commissioning

This area of the council's website provides information of relevance to current and prospective providers of adult social care and support. 

View our most recent market position statement.

A refreshed market position statement will be published in due course.

Confirmed uplifts and rates/fees for 2020/21

Sandwell Council has confirmed its uplifts, rates and fees in relation to the following support types for 2020/21.

Residential 

Increases from £436.28 per week 19/20 to £455.90 for 20/21

Dementia Residential

Increases from £491.04 per week 19/20 to £513.10 for 20/21

Nursing

Increases from £599.06* per week 19/20 to £633.90* for 20/21

*Includes FNC Contributions

Dementia Nursing 

Increases from £606.74* per week 19/20 to £641.88* for 20/21

*Includes FNC Contributions 

Enhanced Assessment Beds 

Residential EAB rate increases from £564.35 per week 19/20 to £589.69 per week 20/21

Nursing EAB rate increases from £715.00 per week 19/20 to £742.17 per week 20/21

Home Care / Domiciliary Care

Sandwell Councils Framework Homecare / Domiciliary Care rate increases from £14.30 per hour in 19/20 to £14.92 per hour for 20/21.

Direct Payment Rate

Sandwell Council's Direct Payment rate increases from £13.92 per hour in 19/20 to £14.30 per hour for 20/21

Coronavirus (COVID-19) support

Details in relation to the Government support available to providers during COVID-19 and the measures being  administered by the council through the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Emergency Funding for Local Government and Infection Control Fund can be found here.

In addition providers can contact the COVID-19 Resilience Team, which also includes expertise from our Public Health team including experts in infection control. Contact the COVID 19 Resilience team via the COVID Portal

Alternatively you can contact them by email using COVID_Resilience@sandwell.gov.uk or by phone 0121 569 5214.

General commissioning contact details 

For all general commissioning enquiries please email ASC_commissioning@sandwell.gov.uk