Dear Brent Borough Council,
Please answer as many questions as possible starting from 1 onwards within time and money constraints.

1. How many adults are you providing social care to now compared with 2010?
2. How many adults receive a Direct Payment to fund their social care?
3. Are there any restrictions on the number of hours adult social care funding you will fund or are there any plans to introduce a limit?
4. What are the DP rates that you pay to adults who directly employ PAs - what are the hourly rates for;
Weekday daytime rates
Weekday evening rates
Weekend daytime rates
Weekend evening rates
5. What rates do you pay to adults, who directly employ their own PAs for Overnight Rates -both for sleeping and waking nights and what hours does this payment cover?
6. What Bank Holiday Rates do you pay to adults, who directly employ their own PAs?
7. Are these standard rates that all DP users receive or does the amount paid vary depending on the complexity of need?
8. When were the rates in questions 4, 5 and 6, first set at their current rates?
9. Do you anticipate these rates will be increased, and what to, from April 2017?
10. What is the highest weekly or annual DP and lowest weekly DP you make to fund adult social care?
11. What additional employer costs are funded through these rates eg.
National insurance employer contributions
Statutory paid holidays
Payroll charges,
Independent living insurance,
Advertising,
National Minimum Wage increase from April 2016.
Redundancy payments,
Pensions.
Training.
Contingency funding

12. If pensions are not fully funded using DP rates, how will they be funded?

Yours faithfully,

Linda Burnip

Helen Woodland,

Information request
Our reference: 6586897

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Dear Ms. Burnip
 
Thank you for your information request. We will forward it to the
relevant department who will contact you shortly.
 
Brent Council
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
Wembley HA9 0FJ
[email address]
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.

Helen Woodland,

Information request
Our reference: 6586897

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Dear Ms. Burnip
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 28
November 2016, as follows:
Dear Brent Borough Council,
Please answer as many questions as possible starting from 1 onwards within
time and money constraints.

1. How many adults are you providing social care to now compared with
2010?
2. How many adults receive a Direct Payment to fund their social care?
3. Are there any restrictions on the number of hours adult social care
funding you will fund or are there any plans to introduce a limit?
4. What are the DP rates that you pay to adults who directly employ PAs -
what are the hourly rates for;
Weekday daytime rates
Weekday evening rates
Weekend daytime rates
Weekend evening rates
5. What rates do you pay to adults, who directly employ their own PAs for
Overnight Rates -both for sleeping and waking nights and what hours does
this payment cover?
6. What Bank Holiday Rates do you pay to adults, who directly employ their
own PAs?
7. Are these standard rates that all DP users receive or does the amount
paid vary depending on the complexity of need?
8. When were the rates in questions 4, 5 and 6, first set at their current
rates?
9. Do you anticipate these rates will be increased, and what to, from
April 2017?
10. What is the highest weekly or annual DP and lowest weekly DP you make
to fund adult social care?
11. What additional employer costs are funded through these rates eg.
National insurance employer contributions Statutory paid holidays Payroll
charges, Independent living insurance, Advertising, National Minimum Wage
increase from April 2016.
Redundancy payments,
Pensions.
Training.
Contingency funding

12. If pensions are not fully funded using DP rates, how will they be
funded?

Yours faithfully,

Linda Burnip
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
and we aim to send a response by 29 December 2016.
 
In some case, a fee may be payable. If we decide a fee is payable, we will
send you a fee notice and we will require you to pay the fee before
proceeding with your request.
 
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 may restrict the release of some or
all of the information you have requested. We will carry out an assessment
and if any exemptions apply to some or all of the information then we
might not provide that information to you. We will inform you if this is
the case and advise you of your rights to request an internal review and
to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.
 
We will also advise you if we cannot provide you with the information
requested for any other reason together with the reason(s) why and details
of how you may appeal (if appropriate).
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Helen Woodland
Operational Director
Adult Social Care
020 8937 6168
[email address]
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.

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Information request
Our reference: 6586897

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[Edit as required]
Yours sincerely
 
 
Helen Woodland
Operational Director
Adult Social Care
020 8937 6168
[email address]

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