Council DoLS Service Provision.

A.G. Johnson made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1 - How many assessments under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards were conducted during the period 01/05/2009 to 01/05/2017 by the following:

a.) Council employed Best Interest Assessors.
b.) Independent Best Interest Assessors (not employed directly by the Local Authority).
c.) Mental Health Assessors.
d.) Assessments allocated to 3rd part recruitment agency contracts.

2- Total budget spend on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards from 01/05/2009 to 01/05/2017, broken down to include:

a.) The total council spend on DoLS assessments split between employed Best Interest Assessors, Independent Best Interest Assessors, Mental Health Assessors and/or recruitment agencies for the period 01/05/2009 to 01/05/2017
b.) Price paid per BIA assessment.
c.) Price paid per Mental Health Assessment for DoLS.
d.) Total DoLS team budget for 2017-2018.
e.) Details of the current DoLS team members by name / job title and number of qualified Best Interest Assessors working in your local authority. Please include contact details for the current MCA/DoLS Service lead and DoLS team manager.

Yours faithfully,

A.G. Johnson

FOI Information Governance Team,

Information request
Our reference: 2453596
 

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Dear Sir/Madam
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 9 May
2017, the details of which are given below:
 
Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of
Information Act:

1 - How many assessments under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards were
conducted during the period 01/05/2009 to 01/05/2017 by the following:

a.) Council employed Best Interest Assessors.
b.) Independent Best Interest Assessors (not employed directly by the
Local Authority).
c.) Mental Health Assessors.
d.) Assessments allocated to 3rd part recruitment agency contracts.

2- Total budget spend on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards from
01/05/2009 to 01/05/2017, broken down to include:

a.) The total council spend on DoLS assessments split between employed
Best Interest Assessors, Independent Best Interest Assessors, Mental
Health Assessors and/or recruitment agencies for the period 01/05/2009 to
01/05/2017
b.) Price paid per BIA assessment.
c.) Price paid per Mental Health Assessment for DoLS.
d.) Total DoLS team budget for 2017-2018.
e.) Details of the current DoLS team members by name / job title and
number of qualified Best Interest Assessors working in your local
authority. Please include contact details for the current MCA/DoLS Service
lead and DoLS team manager.
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000  and we aim to send a response by 7 June 2017.
 
In some cases, 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 2000may restrict the release of some or all
of the information you have requested. We will carry out an assessment and
if any exemptionsapply 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 faithfully
 
 
Alison McCallum
Performance Support Officer
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information
Solihull Council

Tel: 0121 704 6076
[1]www.solihull.gov.uk
 
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Carol Bowdery,

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Information request
Our reference: 2453596
 

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Dear Sir/Madam,
 
Thank you for your request for information; please find our response
attached.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
 
Carol Bowdery
Corporate Information Governance Officer
ICT and Information Governance
Solihull Council
[1]www.solihull.gov.uk
 
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