Find out more about commissioning in ASC and the work the team does in Torbay.
Commissioning involves developing solutions and making decisions on where to spend public money. We want to achieve the best results for individuals and communities based on local needs. Commissioning does this in the most efficient, fair and sustainable way by:
We want to make sure that the right services are always available. To do this we need to:
Throughout this process we work with:
We are responsible for looking at a range of provisions and markets. This includes care homes, domiciliary services, and voluntary and community sector groups.
Torbay has an integrated care system. All services sit within Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust. These include traditional services such as:
We retain the statutory Care Act 2014 duty. This is to enable a diverse, sustainable, high-quality market for the local population. We also want to promote the efficient operation of the adult care and support market as a whole.
To make long-term plans to meet this duty we work with:
Our strategic priorities are: