Dear FOI team,
Please provide the following information in an email format:
1. The current length of the OT waiting list. Please include:
The total number of cases
The approximate wait in months for an OT assessment.
Adult and paediatric figures.
A breakdown of case category numbers i.e. DFG, Moving & Handling
2. If you have used an external independent occupational therapy organisation in the last 12 months (1st May 2018 -30th April 2019) and if so:
The number of cases outsourced and a cost paid per assessment (on average if easier)
The total value spent with them during this timeframe
If the work was tendered
If the supplier is under a contract what is the end contract date.
3. If there are any current vacant posts in the OT team and the total unspent salary value of these posts for the past 12 months (1st May 2018 - 30th April 2019)
4. The name, email and contact number of the person responsible for commissioning independent OT assessments on behalf of the Council.
Thank you for your contact. Should a response be required, this will be sent to you within the next 10 working days. Responses to Freedom of Information Requests will be sent within the 20 day statutory period. If you wish to contact Hambleton District Council, our contact details are given below. Please visit our website at www.hambleton.gov.uk<http://www.hambleton.gov.uk>.
Customer Services, Hambleton District Council, Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 2UU
Tel: 01609 779977
Fax: 01609 767228
Email: [email address]
With reference to your FOI request, I can confirm that we don’t have an Occupational Therapy service, neither do we contract any OT services.
Tel: 01609 767184
Email: mailto:[email address]
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