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Dear Cambridgeshire County Council,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information:
Medication prompts are defined as:
The definition of 'prompting' is: 'the action of saying something to persuade, encourage or remind someone to do or say something'. Prompting of medication is reminding a person of the time and asking if they have or are going to take their medicines. (Google.com)

1. Do you fund Medication Prompts?
2. If yes, under which funding budget line/service is it allocated? (i.e Pharmacy, IPP, CHC, DTOC etc)
3. Do you joint fund Medication Prompts with your local Clinical Commissioning Group / Health Funding Authority?
4. How many clients do you currently fund?
5. What is your predicted annual spending for Medication Prompts 2019/2020?
6. How long / since when have you funded Medication Prompting Service?

Please provide the information in electronic format at this email address. However, I am happy to receive them by post if that is more convenient.
If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary?
If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request, my details are outlined below.
If you are not the appropriate authority for this request, or for part of it, please let me know as soon as is convenient.
If the information requested contains sections of confidential information, please blank out or remove these sections, and mark clearly that they have been removed.
Thank you for your help, I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Tanne Ray

FOI, Cambridgeshire County Council

Dear Tanne Ray

Re: Freedom of Information Request ref 1239862

Thank you for your email. Your request will be dealt with in line with the Freedom of Information Act and its regulations. In accordance with the Act, the Council aims to respond to all requests within 20 working days, in this instance by 23rd December 2019.

If we require further information, clarification or a fee in order to fulfil your request we will contact you again. Please quote the reference number above in all future correspondence concerning this request.

Kind regards

Information Management Team
Tel: 01223 699137
Box No. OCT1224, Cambridgeshire County Council, Shire Hall, Cambridge, CB3 0AP

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FOI, Cambridgeshire County Council

Dear Tanne Ray

 

Freedom of Information Act request response – Ref 1239862.

 

Cambridgeshire County Council has now considered your request under the
Freedom of Information Act.  We can confirm that we do hold the
information requested by you. Please find our response as set out below. 

 

Request

 

1.            Do you fund Medication Prompts?

2.            If yes, under which funding budget line/service is it
allocated? (i.e Pharmacy, IPP, CHC, DTOC etc)

3.            Do you joint fund Medication Prompts with your local
Clinical Commissioning Group / Health Funding Authority?

4.            How many clients do you currently fund?

5.            What is your predicted annual spending for Medication
Prompts 2019/2020?

6.            How long / since when have you funded Medication Prompting
Service?

 

Our response

 

1.                  Do you fund Medication Prompts?

 

Yes, we fund a range of prompts, reminders, automated dossett boxes and a
telephone prompting service. A type of intervention would be deployed
based on the risks, circumstance and intended outcomes for each individual
referred to our service.

 

2.                  If yes, under which funding budget line/service is it
allocated? (i.e Pharmacy, IPP, CHC, DTOC etc)

 

Technology Enabled Care which is part of Prevention and Early Intervention
Services within the Adults and Safeguarding Directorate.

 

3.                  Do you joint fund Medication Prompts with your local
Clinical Commissioning Group / Health Funding Authority?

 

Technology Enabled Care is a jointly funded service by Cambridgeshire
County Council and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning
Group.

 

4.                  How many clients do you currently fund?

 

In 2018/19 we had 3173 referrals into the service overall and 468 were
recorded with the primary reason of medication management. Of these we
provided medication prompting equipment to approximately 338 people.

This year we have had 2864 referrals into the service up to the end of
November and 334 have been recorded with a primary reason of medication
management. There has been an increase in demand overall this year due to
training which we have been providing to colleagues across the system.

 

5.                  What is your predicted annual spending for Medication
Prompts 2019/2020?

 

Based on last year approximately £35k.

 

6.                  How long / since when have you funded Medication
Prompting Service?

 

The Assistive Technology/Technology Enabled Care Team has been providing
medication prompting support amongst other interventions for approximately
20 years.

 

 

Complaints

I hope this information is helpful but if you are unhappy with the service
you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint
or request a review, you should write to Information Management, at either
[Cambridgeshire County Council request email] or by post at Box No. OCT1224, Shire Hall,
Cambridge CB3 0AP within 40 days of the date of this e-mail.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF, or via their website: https://ico.org.uk/.

 

Generally, the ICO will not undertake a review or make a decision on a
request until the internal review process has been completed.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Josephine Bailey

Information Management Analyst

 

Information Governance Team

Cambridgeshire County Council

Email: [Cambridgeshire County Council request email]

Tel: 01223 699137

 

 

 

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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 ywTanne Ray mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.