Dear Bexley Borough Council,

This is a Freedom of information Request.
Please provide the following information.

1. Do you have any policies that require the Local Authority to consider residential placements for adults receiving social care support funded by the council when providing support in the community is more expensive?
2. What social care support services have you put in place to reduce the likelihood of someone entering residential care, and ensure they can continue to live in their own homes?
3. How much money have you spent on adult social care support for people who live in the community over the last five years? please provide breakdown for people of working age and older people.
4. How many adults with care and support needs received social care support in their own home or in the community? Please provide breakdown for people of working age and older people.
5. How much money have you spent on residential placements for adult social care over the last five years? please provide breakdown for people of working age and older people and provide a separate figure for out of borough placements.
6. How many adults with care and support needs received support in residential placements over the last five years? Please provide a separate figure for those placed in facilities outside of the local authority.

Please let me know if you need me to clarify my questions or provide additional information.

Yours faithfully,
Svetlana Kotova

Bexley Council, Bexley Borough Council

Information request
Our reference: 8237436

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Dear Ms Kotova
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 15 January
2020 concerning:

1. Do you have any policies that require the Local Authority to consider
residential placements for adults receiving social care support funded by
the council when providing support in the community is more expensive?
2. What social care support services have you put in place to reduce the
likelihood of someone entering residential care, and ensure they can
continue to live in their own homes?
3. How much money have you spent on adult social care support for people
who live in the community over the last five years? please provide
breakdown for people of working age and older people.
4. How many adults with care and support needs received social care
support in their own home or in the community? Please provide breakdown
for people of working age and older people.
5. How much money have you spent on residential placements for adult
social care over the last five years? please provide breakdown for people
of working age and older people and provide a separate figure for out of
borough placements.
6. How many adults with care and support needs received support in
residential placements over the last five years? Please provide a separate
figure for those placed in facilities outside of the local authority.
 
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Regards,

Annmarie Carroll
Complaints and Freedom of Information Officer
London Borough of Bexley , Civic Offices , 2 Watling Street , Bexleyheath
, Kent , DA6 7AT
Tel: 0203 045 3923
Email: [email address]
www.bexley.gov.uk

Bexley Council, Bexley Borough Council

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Information request
Our reference: 8237436

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Dear ‎Ms Kotova‏
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 15 January 2020.
 
 Please find attached our response to your request.
  

Regards,

Lorraine King
Complaints and Freedom of Information Officer
London Borough of Bexley , Civic Offices , 2 Watling Street , Bexleyheath
, Kent , DA6 7AT
Tel: 0203 045 3855
Email: [email address]
www.bexley.gov.uk