2022 to 2023 Inflationary price uplifts for care providers

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From 1 April 2022, the agreed inflationary uplifts for the adult social care services we buy are:

  • nursing and residential care: 5%
  • supported living for learning disabilities and physical and sensory disabilities: 5.6%
  • shared lives and community outreach services: 5.6%
  • extra care housing services: 5.3%
  • day care services: 5.3%
  • respite care for people with disabilities: 5.3%
  • housing related support services: 5.3%
  • carers services: 5.3%.

Click on the links below for more information for different providers.

Older people nursing and residential care homes: 5% uplift

Guide prices per week for new placements:

Type of home 2021 to 2022 guide price 2022 to 2023 guide price
Residential frail (non dementia) £663 £697
Residential dementia £714 £750
Nursing (excluding funded nursing care £765 £804

Existing placements at or below the 2021 to 2022 guide price will receive a 5% uplift.

We won't uplift existing placements above the 2021 to 2022 guide prices.

Learning Disability nursing and residential care homes

Where pricing structure is agreed: 5% uplift

Where the pricing structure has been agreed through a previous Cost of Care project or through CareCubed, there will be uplifts of 5% for the core weekly fee and additional personalised care.

Where no pricing structure agreed - no uplift

Where there is no pricing structure agreed, there is no uplift.

You can work with us to agree a new pricing structure using the CareCubed pricing tool , please email asc.marketengagement@surreycc.gov.uk to set this up.

Physical/sensory disability or mental health specialist care homes: 5% uplift

There is a 5% uplift for care homes that are specifically focused on the provision of care for working age adults with physical or sensory disabilities, or mental health problems.

This applies to the core weekly fees and any additional personalised care.

Care in the home providers

Please refer to the contractual terms agreed in your 'Pricing and Invoicing Protocol', agreed in 2021. We won't apply an inflationary uplift.

The current Approved Provider List (APL) framework went live on 1 October 2021 with prices fixed until 31 March 2023. Existing packages received an uplift from 1 October 2021 when the new framework went live.

This applies to home based care, live in care, sleep in and waking nights.

Extra care housing: 5.3% uplift

There is an uplift of 5.3% for formal extra care contracts for planned care and emergency support.

For planned care, please invoice us at your current agreed rate plus 5.3%.

For emergency support, we will pay monthly scheduled payments at the uplifted level.

Supported living care services

Learning disabilities

Where the pricing structure has been agreed through a previous Cost of Care project or through CareCubed, there will be uplifts of 5.6%. We update payments automatically.

Where pricing structure is agreed: 5.6% uplift

Where the pricing structure has been agreed through a previous Cost of Care project or through CareCubed, there will be uplifts of 5.6% for the core weekly fee and additional personalised care.

Where no pricing structure agreed: no uplift

Where there is no pricing structure agreed, there is no uplift.

You can work with us to agree a new pricing structure using the CareCubed pricing tool , please email asc.marketengagement@surreycc.gov.uk to set this up.

Mental health

Prices for these services are fixed by your contract terms until March 2024. We won't apply an inflationary uplift.

Specialist physical or sensory disability

From 1 April 2022, there is an uplift of 5.6% for supported care settings focused on the provision of care to working age adults with a physical or sensory disability.

If you invoice us for services, please invoice us at previously agreed rates and add 5.6% from 1 April 2022.

Shared lives placements: 5.6% uplift

From 1 April 2022, there is an uplift of 5.6% for supported care settings focused on the provision of care to working age adults with a physical or sensory disability.

Please invoice us at previously agreed rates and add 5.6% from 1 April 2022.

Community outreach services: 5.6% uplift

From 1 April 2022, there is an uplift of 5.6% for supported care settings focused on the provision of care to working age adults with a physical or sensory disability.

Please invoice us at previously agreed rates and add 5.6% from 1 April 2022.

Day care packages: 5.3% uplift

From 1 April 2022, there is an uplift of 5.3% for all day care packages across all client groups.

Please invoice us at previously agreed rates and add 5.3% from 1 April 2022.

Respite services for people with disabilities: 5.3% uplift

Where the pricing structure has been agreed with providers for respite, there are uplifts of 5.3% from 1 April 2022.

Rates for all other respite placements for people with disabilities are agreed at the time of commissioning services, based on the needs of the individual and recognising that these are short term care arrangements. This will continue to be the case.

Housing related support contracts: 5.3% uplift

The total value of all housing related support contracts is uplifted by 5.3% from 1 April 2022.

Payment of the uplift will automatically be included in your scheduled monthly payments.

If you raise service related invoices please do so at the uplifted rate.

Need help?

If you need further information or assistance please email asc.marketengagement@surreycc.gov.uk