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Select Committee on Health Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence


APPENDIX V

Laing and Buisson Study for Cambridgeshire County Council on the actual costs of residential and nursing home care across Cambridgeshire

  The table below summarises the estimated "actual costs" of providing care services for each client type in each of the five districts of Cambridgeshire, based on survey data entered as at 12 October 2001. Within each client group, the sole source of inter-district variation is the cost of land.

SUMMARY OF "ACTUAL COSTS", HOMES MEETING ALL PHYSICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED BY REGULATORY AND COMMISSIONING AGENCIES

  
Nursing,
Residential,
Residential,
    
Older or EMI
Older
EMI
  
£ per week
£ per week
£ per week
Cambridge City
504
392
461
South Cambridgeshire
492
380
449
East Cambridgeshire
469
357
425
Huntingdon
475
363
432
Fenland
454
342
411
Cambridgeshire average
478
367
435


  The table below shows the estimated actual cost and the average fee paid by Cambridgeshire County

Council.

COMPARISON BETWEEN "ACTUAL COST" ESTIMATE FOR THE WHOLE OF CAMBRIDGESHIRE AND AVERAGE GROSS FEES PAID BY CAMBRIDGESHIRE

  
  
Nursing
Residential
  
  
£ per week
£ per week
Older people
Estimated "Actual Cost"
478
366
  
Average fee paid by Cambridgeshire
394
289
EMI
Estimated "Actual Cost"
478
435
  
Average fee paid by Cambridgeshire
378
327





 
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