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Funding for carers 2019/20

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The Coalition of Carers in Scotland

I request the following recorded information under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

In its 2019/20 budget the Scottish Government allocated an additional £10.5million for
'continuing to work to embed the recently established rights for Scotland’s unpaid carers with an additional £10.5 million'

This provided a total allocation of £27.9m for carers (an increase from £17.4m in 2018/19)
This resource was designed in part to implement the duties within the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016, including the duty to provide support to carers to meet their eligible needs.

Please indicate the following:

A. Exact sum (expressed as a monetary amount) which was allocated to the Health and Social Care Partnership for the purpose of implementing the duties in the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 in the financial year 2019 /2020

B. A full breakdown of what the money allocated to implementing the duties in the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 has been used for. Please use the following headings below to set out how it has been allocated.

1. Strategic carer posts in HSCPs
2. Carers support posts in HSCPs
3. Allocated to local Health Board (including implementation of Section 28)
4. Funding to carers centres
(please provide breakdown)
5. Funding to young carers services (including funding directed to young carers through local carers centres
(please provide breakdown)
6. Funding to other third sector orgs
(please provide breakdown)
7. Short Breaks / respite / replacement care (adult carers)
8. Short Breaks / respite / replacement care (young carers)
9. Allocated against loss of income for waiving charges for carers
(please separate this from resources allocated to short break services or replacement care)
10. Other direct carer support (adult carers)
11. Other direct carer support (young carers)
12. Awareness raising of the Carers Act
13. Carer engagement / consultation activities
14. Other
(please provide breakdown)
15. Used for a different purpose, other than supporting carers and implementing the Carers Act
(please provide explanation)
16. Currently not allocated / set aside
(please provide explanation)

Yours faithfully,
Claire Cairns
The Coalition of Carers in Scotland

FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Ms Cairns,

Your request for information has been logged and allocated reference FOI/13675.

Your request will be dealt with under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), and if determined appropriate to do so during the course of your request, also the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations, 2004 (EIRs).

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Unless clarification is required your request will be answered promptly, and within twenty working days of the date your request was received – in this case no later than 4th February 2020.

Yours sincerely,

Catriona Lawrence

Records & Information Governance Team
Communities & Performance
Stirling Council
01786 233988
[Stirling Council request email]

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FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Ms Cairns,

 

I refer to your request for information, logged by us as FOI/13674 and can
provide the following information in response to your request.

 

 

In its 2019/20 budget the Scottish Government allocated an additional
£10.5million for 'continuing to work to embed the recently established
rights for Scotland’s unpaid carers with an additional £10.5 million'

 

This provided a total allocation of £27.9m for carers (an increase from
£17.4m in 2018/19) This resource was designed in part to implement the
duties within the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016, including the duty to
provide support to carers to meet their eligible needs.

 

Please indicate the following:

 

A.            Exact sum (expressed as a monetary amount) which was
allocated to the Health and Social Care Partnership for the purpose of
implementing the duties in the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 in the financial
year 2019 /2020

2019/20 - £161,000

 

B.            A full breakdown of what the money allocated to implementing
the duties in the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 has been used for.  Please
use the following headings below to set out how it has been allocated

 

1.            Strategic carer posts in HSCPs

2.            Carers support posts in HSCPs

3.            Allocated to local Health Board (including implementation of
Section 28)

4.            Funding to carers centres

(please provide breakdown)

5.            Funding to young carers services (including funding directed
to young carers through local carers centres

(please provide breakdown)

6.            Funding to other third sector orgs

(please provide breakdown)

7.            Short Breaks / respite / replacement care (adult carers)

8.            Short Breaks / respite / replacement care (young carers)

9.            Allocated against loss of income for waiving charges for
carers

(please separate this from resources allocated to short break services or
replacement care)

10.          Other direct carer support (adult carers)

11.          Other direct carer support (young carers)

12.          Awareness raising of the Carers Act

13.          Carer engagement / consultation activities

14.          Other

(please provide breakdown)

15.          Used for a different purpose, other than supporting carers
and implementing the Carers Act

(please provide explanation)

As the funds allocated by the Scottish Government were not ring-fenced,
the monies allocated have not been tracked against spend for Carer's,
therefore we can't split into the headings above. Therefore under S17 of
the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 we advise that we hold no
information in relation to your request.

 

All the funds allocated in question A where transferred to the
Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership and used
support the overall social care budget.

 

 

 

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Records & Information Compliance Manager, Stirling Council, Viewforth,
STIRLING FK8 2ET email [1][Stirling Council request email]  

 

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Yours sincerely,

Fiona McCallum

 

Records & Information Governance Team

Stirling Council

01786 233988

[5][Stirling Council request email]

 

 

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Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywThe Coalition of Carers in Scotland mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.