Many people need health care and social care services at the same time, so it is important that the council plans services with the NHS. Our key partners in the NHS are
We develop high quality services for Salford people by collecting information from:
In December 2021 the government published a white paper People at the Heart of Care, that outlined a 10-year vision for adult social care. To support with this the government implemented the Market Sustainability and Fair Cost of Care Fund. The fund was announced on 16 December 2021. The primary purpose of the fund is to support local authorities to prepare their markets for reform, and to support local authorities to move towards paying providers a fair cost of care. More information about the Market Sustainability and Fair Cost of Care Fund can be found here: Market sustainability and fair cost of care fund 2022 to 2023: guidance.
As a condition of receiving funding from the Market Sustainability and Fair Cost of Care Fund, local authorities were required to carry out a Fair Cost of Care Exercise with their 65+ care home and 18+ home care market and publish a ‘cost of care’ report.
The following reports can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.
Plans that the integrated commissioning team develop.
This describes the overall health and social care needs of Salford people. A copy is available at the bottom of this page.
Commissioning strategies go to the Integrated Commissioning Board for agreement.
We then arrange to purchase the services either from the voluntary and community sector, the independent sector or to use services already provided by the council. Examples of the kinds of services commissioned are:
The key aims for integrated commissioning are:
If you are unable to view documents of these types, our downloads page provides links to viewing software.
This page was last updated on 16 August 2023