Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Rose Smith made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Cambridgeshire County Council

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Dear Cambridgeshire County 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 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020 by each of the following:
a.) Council employed Best Interest Assessors
b.) Independent Best Interest Assessors (not employed directly by the Council)
c.) Mental Health Assessors
d.) Assessments allocated to 3rd party service providers for completion

2- Please provide the total spend on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards assessments between 01/01/2020 and 31/12/2020, on each of the following:
a.) Employed Best Interest Assessors
b.) Independent Best Interest Assessors
c.) Mental Health Assessors
d.) 3rd party service providers

3 – What is the standard price paid per BIA assessment
4 – What is the standard price paid per Mental Health Assessment for DoLS
5 - Please provide the name of the local DoLS Lead or Team Manager

Yours faithfully,

Rose Smith

FOI, Cambridgeshire County Council

Dear Rose Smith
Re: Freedom of Information Request – Ref 1529272.
Thank you for your request. We have noted that your request relates to the
following service areas:
Adults & Safeguarding
At the present time, these service areas are under great pressure due to
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Yours sincerely
Steve Thompson
Information Management Analyst
Information Governance Team
Cambridgeshire County Council
OCT 1224, Shire Hall, Castle Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AP
T: 01223 699137

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FOI, Cambridgeshire County Council

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Dear Rose


Re: Freedom of Information Request ref: FOI_1529272


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Information Governance Team

Tel: 01223 699137

Box No. OCT1224, Cambridgeshire County Council, Shire Hall, Cambridge, CB3


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