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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Block contract

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Block purchase

Plain English definition
Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster

An agreement between a commissioner (such as a council) and an organisation to provide a service to a number of people, for a fixed amount of time, for a fixed sum of money. The number of people who receive the service may not be fixed, and the exact type of care and support they receive may not be specified. This type of contract is not tailored to people's individual needs.

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