Cost of Living Support

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Essex County Council has spent approximately £520m in the 2021/22 financial year on adult care services. It should be noted that a proportion of this spend will be with providers who do not have a base within the administrative area of Essex. 

Detailed below is the Adult Social Care Spend within each market for 2021/22. The residential figures below include nursing spend of £25.7m for Older People, £3.5m for Adults with Disabilities and £700,000 for Mental Health. An additional spend of £78.9m was injected into the market to support the COVID Pandemic during 2020/21.

Residential Markets
Market Spend per annum 2021/22 £m Utilisation Homes/Schemes Utilisation Beds/Units ECC Adults
Older People 126.6 216 10,546 3,356
Working Aged 89.5 150 1,514 684
Mental Health 8.1 38 322 123
Supported Living 86.3 377 1,495 1,321
Extra Care 0.7 14 638 165

The Utilisation and ECC Adults information shown in the table above is correct as of 31st August 2021

Community Markets
Market Spend per annum 2021/22 £m Utilisation ECC Adults
Equipment Services 11.1 152,780 Pieces of Equipment delivered per year n/a
Reablement Services 22.2

13,000 Hours of Care per week

n/a
Domiciliary Care 101.6 271 Agencies 4,961
Day Opportunities 18.7 83 Day Centres 691
Direct Payments 55.2 n/a 2,746

The Utilisation and ECC Adults information shown in the table above is correct as of 31st August 2021

Last updated: 27/05/2022