This Housing LIN Case study No 43 examines the advantages and disadvantages of block contracting care using bands in extra care housing. It also explores possible implications of individual budgets for this particular approach, and for extra care housing in general. It is of interest to commissioners and providers of housing-with-care.
Also relevant is the Executive Summary of the Evaluation from which this case study is taken. It outlines the context within which the commissioning approach is considered.