Valuing Care are supporting Hertfordshire County Council by analysing and reviewing provider requests for uplifts. High inflation in the care market has put huge strain on Council budgets and provider costs. Although there has been no formal exercise to determine a fair cost of care for working age adults, costs are rising in a similar
Experts in the purchase, analysis and negotiation of costs in the
UK care market
We are uniquely placed to provide an insight into what represents a fair price for care services. Well-recognised as the market leader and industry expert, our unrivalled skills and knowledge, combined with our comprehensive database of cost averages sets us apart from anyone else in the market.
As care fees specialists, our team ensures value for money care packages, for both commissioners in health and social care organisation, and individual self-funders who pay for their own care. We also work closely with care home operators nationwide to calculate a fair price for care.
Data collection, analysis and auditing since 2008 has enabled the company to develop sophisticated and trusted cost models which determine the fair price that a purchaser should expect to pay for a service in a specific geographic location. The company has now developed IT solutions to enable citizens and professionals to negotiate a fair price for a service.
Our range of commissioning support services across adult, older people’s, children’s, and CHC help commissioners secure value for money services. Whether you want us to manage financial reviews and negotiations on your behalf, or provide you with tools to undertake in-house; Valuing Care ensure you have tools available to negotiate a fair price.
Valuing Care supports provider organisations to deliver efficient services, and ensure pricing is fair and competitive. If you’re a care home provider and want to ensure your current fee levels are fair and competitive in the market, Valuing Care analyses costs to help you achieve sustainable, transparent pricing for care.
Valuing Care has built a range of unique software tools based on our models and templates that enable commissioners to better control and understand the care market. Software solutions include modules for complex long term care packages, authority wide fee rates and the upcoming care cap. The secure cloud based toolkits can be set up for individual authorities.
Our consultancy services are provided by skilled accountants, financial analysts and social workers with many years’ experience of working with public sector and provider organisations. Our combined expertise spans all services. We believe that services should be purchased for a fair price that ensures fairness to both the provider and purchaser.
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Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP) engage Valuing Care to undertake their Extra Care Housing Financial Review
Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP) engage Valuing Care to undertake their Extra Care Housing Financial Review BCP have worked with Valuing Care since June 2022, with the company completing their residential and domiciliary Fair Cost of Care reviews to provide the foundation for the Market Sustainability Programme. Valuing Care are now supporting the Council
Newcastle City Council choose Valuing Care to undertake their Domiciliary Fair Cost of Care Requirements and support the production of their Market Sustainability Plan
Newcastle City Council contacted Valuing Care in June 2022 to discuss supporting them in completing their domiciliary fair cost of care (FCOC) exercise.