Dear freedom of information manager,

I am writing to see if you might be able to help me with the following request for information.

Could you provide the name of the organisation commissioned to deliver Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) in the period April 2018 to March 2019?

If you hold data on the number of IMCA referrals made to you in the year 2018/19. (preferably from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019, or any other 12 month period within 2018/19 you could specify) please could you provide information on how many times an IMCA was instructed in each decision:

i. Long term Change of Accommodation
ii. Serious Medical Treatment
iii. Review of the Accommodation
iv. Safeguarding

b) If you hold data on the number of times an advocate was instructed from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 (or any other 12 month period within 2018/19 you could specify) please could you provide information on how many times an IMCA DoLS was instructed within each of these:

i. 39A DoLS process
ii. 39C DoLS process
iii. 39D DoLS process

I would also be very grateful if you could tell me how many times a paid RPR was instructed in the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 or any other 12 month period within 2018/19 you could specify.

If you do not hold the data for the above could you kindly tell me who does?

If you are not recording this data at present could you please tell me if you plan to start to record this data in the next 12 months?

The 'What Do They Know' suggestions for good practice recommended that organisations make this kind of information publicly available on their own website, would you consider doing this in the future?

Thank you so much for your help with this request,

Kind regards,

K. Huijbers

FOI Officer, North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

2 Atodiad

 

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

In all further correspondence please quote our reference FOI1530.  Thank
you for your request for information. 

 

Your request was received on 25/07/19 and the Council is dealing with it
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

We have made it easier to request information from us. Our new [1]Request
for Information application is now available online. Here you can submit,
manage and stay updated on all your requests within an account. Click on
the link to create an account and get started. You will need a valid email
address to verify your account.

 

As required by the legislation, the Council aims to answer your request
promptly, but no later than 20 working days after receipt. As stated in
the Information Commissioner’s guidance, Awareness Guidance 11 Time for
Compliance, the 20 working day clock starts the day after the Council
received the request. The due date has been calculated to be 22/08/19. 

 

If the information you have requested contains reference to a third party,
then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or
not to release the information to you.

 

Very occasionally, fees may be payable for the supply of information under
the Freedom of Information Act.  This will be considered, and if fees are
payable in respect of this request the Council will contact you before
proceeding in order to be sure that you are happy to go ahead.  Any fees
that do apply must be paid before the information is processed and
released.

 

Please note that an anonymised copy of our response to your request may be
published in the Council’s Disclosure Log where appropriate.  This is a
record of responses to completed requests for information that the Council
has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

 

The Council’s Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:

 

[2]http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/category/...

 

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact
us.

 

Adam Howorth

Information Officer

[3]North Tyneside Council.

 

Tel: (0191) 643 2333

[4]Description: Facebook[5]Description: Twitter email

 

From: K. Huijbers <[FOI #592542 email]>
Sent: 25 July 2019 16:43
To: FOI Officer <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - IMCA referrals 2018/2019
[Scanned]

 

*EXTRNL*
Dear freedom of information manager,

I am writing to see if you might be able to help me with the following
request for information.

Could you provide the name of the organisation commissioned to deliver
Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) in the period April 2018 to
March 2019?

If you hold data on the number of IMCA referrals made to you in the year
2018/19. (preferably from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019, or any other 12
month period within 2018/19 you could specify) please could you provide
information on how many times an IMCA was instructed in each decision:

i. Long term Change of Accommodation
ii. Serious Medical Treatment
iii. Review of the Accommodation
iv. Safeguarding

b) If you hold data on the number of times an advocate was instructed from
1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 (or any other 12 month period within 2018/19
you could specify) please could you provide information on how many times
an IMCA DoLS was instructed within each of these:

i. 39A DoLS process
ii. 39C DoLS process
iii. 39D DoLS process

I would also be very grateful if you could tell me how many times a paid
RPR was instructed in the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 or any
other 12 month period within 2018/19 you could specify.

If you do not hold the data for the above could you kindly tell me who
does?

If you are not recording this data at present could you please tell me if
you plan to start to record this data in the next 12 months?

The 'What Do They Know' suggestions for good practice recommended that
organisations make this kind of information publicly available on their
own website, would you consider doing this in the future?

Thank you so much for your help with this request,

Kind regards,

K. Huijbers

-------------------------------------------------------------------

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[6][FOI #592542 email]

Is [7][North Tyneside Council request email] the wrong address for Freedom of
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so, please contact us using this form:
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For more detailed guidance on safely disclosing information, read the
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[10]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/ico-...

Please note that in some cases publication of requests and responses will
be delayed.

If you find this service useful as an FOI officer, please ask your web
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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

FOI Officer, North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

3 Atodiad

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

In all further correspondence please quote our reference FOI1530. 

 

Your request for information under the above legislation has now been
considered. Please see response attached and please accept my apologies on
behalf of the Authority for the delay in providing this.

 

We have made it easier to request information from us. Our new [1]Request
for Information application is now available online. Here you can submit,
manage and stay updated on all your requests within an account. Click on
the link to create an account and get started. You will need a valid email
address to verify your account.

 

Please note that an anonymised copy of this response may be published in
our Disclosure Log where appropriate.

 

This is a record of responses to completed requests for information that
the Council has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004. The Disclosure
Log is available online at the following address:

 

[2]http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/category/...

 

I trust that this information answers your request, but if you have any
further requests please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

If you are unhappy with the way the Council has handled your request, you
may ask for an internal review. Please contact the Information Governance
Team no later than 40 working days after the date of this letter, after
which time we will consider the matter closed.

 

Law and Governance

North Tyneside Council

Quadrant

The Silverlink North

Cobalt Business Park

North Tyneside

NE27 0BY

 

e-mail [3][North Tyneside Council request email]

 

Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

[4]www.ico.org.uk

Regards

Geoff Snary

Senior Information Governance Officer

[5]North Tyneside Council

 

Tel: 0191 643 5623  Fax: 0191 643 2451

 

[6]www.northtyneside.gov.uk 

 

From: FOI.Officer
Sent: 29 July 2019 13:55
To: K. Huijbers <[FOI #592542 email]>
Subject: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION FOI1530

 

 

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

 

In all further correspondence please quote our reference FOI1530.  Thank
you for your request for information. 

 

Your request was received on 25/07/19 and the Council is dealing with it
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

We have made it easier to request information from us. Our new [7]Request
for Information application is now available online. Here you can submit,
manage and stay updated on all your requests within an account. Click on
the link to create an account and get started. You will need a valid email
address to verify your account.

 

As required by the legislation, the Council aims to answer your request
promptly, but no later than 20 working days after receipt. As stated in
the Information Commissioner’s guidance, Awareness Guidance 11 Time for
Compliance, the 20 working day clock starts the day after the Council
received the request. The due date has been calculated to be 22/08/19. 

 

If the information you have requested contains reference to a third party,
then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or
not to release the information to you.

 

Very occasionally, fees may be payable for the supply of information under
the Freedom of Information Act.  This will be considered, and if fees are
payable in respect of this request the Council will contact you before
proceeding in order to be sure that you are happy to go ahead.  Any fees
that do apply must be paid before the information is processed and
released.

 

Please note that an anonymised copy of our response to your request may be
published in the Council’s Disclosure Log where appropriate.  This is a
record of responses to completed requests for information that the Council
has received and dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

 

The Council’s Disclosure Log is available online at the following address:

 

[8]http://my.northtyneside.gov.uk/category/...

 

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact
us.

 

Adam Howorth

Information Officer

[9]North Tyneside Council.

 

Tel: (0191) 643 2333

[10]Description: Facebook[11]Description: Twitter email

 

From: K. Huijbers <[12][FOI #592542 email]>
Sent: 25 July 2019 16:43
To: FOI Officer <[13][email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - IMCA referrals 2018/2019
[Scanned]

 

*EXTRNL*
Dear freedom of information manager,

I am writing to see if you might be able to help me with the following
request for information.

Could you provide the name of the organisation commissioned to deliver
Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) in the period April 2018 to
March 2019?

If you hold data on the number of IMCA referrals made to you in the year
2018/19. (preferably from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019, or any other 12
month period within 2018/19 you could specify) please could you provide
information on how many times an IMCA was instructed in each decision:

i. Long term Change of Accommodation
ii. Serious Medical Treatment
iii. Review of the Accommodation
iv. Safeguarding

b) If you hold data on the number of times an advocate was instructed from
1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 (or any other 12 month period within 2018/19
you could specify) please could you provide information on how many times
an IMCA DoLS was instructed within each of these:

i. 39A DoLS process
ii. 39C DoLS process
iii. 39D DoLS process

I would also be very grateful if you could tell me how many times a paid
RPR was instructed in the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 or any
other 12 month period within 2018/19 you could specify.

If you do not hold the data for the above could you kindly tell me who
does?

If you are not recording this data at present could you please tell me if
you plan to start to record this data in the next 12 months?

The 'What Do They Know' suggestions for good practice recommended that
organisations make this kind of information publicly available on their
own website, would you consider doing this in the future?

Thank you so much for your help with this request,

Kind regards,

K. Huijbers

-------------------------------------------------------------------

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[14][FOI #592542 email]

Is [15][North Tyneside Council request email] the wrong address for Freedom of
Information requests to North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council? If
so, please contact us using this form:
[16]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/change_re...

Disclaimer: This message and any reply that you make will be published on
the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:
[17]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/offi...

For more detailed guidance on safely disclosing information, read the
latest advice from the ICO:
[18]https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/help/ico-...

Please note that in some cases publication of requests and responses will
be delayed.

If you find this service useful as an FOI officer, please ask your web
manager to link to us from your organisation's FOI page.

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir