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Date: 17 October 2017
Redbridge CCG is proposing to change the way it pays for beds at Meadow Court, a nursing home in Goodmayes, Redbridge which is run by Care UK. We want to hear your views on the proposed change.
Why are we proposing to end our contract for beds at Meadow Court?
As fewer people who need nursing and dementia care are choosing to be cared for at Meadow Court, there are now lots of empty beds at the home. At the moment there are only 14 people, whose care is paid for by Redbridge NHS, living in the home. As a result, the home is no longer able to provide the best value for money because the local NHS has a contract to pay Care UK, who manage the home, for all of the empty beds.
The cost to the NHS of these 34 empty beds is £2.4m a year. The local NHS cannot afford to continue to pay for these empty beds. For these reasons we are proposing to end our contract at Meadow Court and support those who live there to move to a different nursing home of their choice.
Have your say
Tell us your views on the proposal, which launched on 4 August, by filling in our survey.
The feedback we receive will be carefully reviewed and considered, alongside other information, by the CCG governing body, who will make a decision on the proposal in the winter.