Respite care and families in crisis

Glyn Gaskarth made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council,

1.Please specify the number of families resident in the local authority with disabled children between the ages of 16 and 25 that received respite care funded by the local authority in each of the last three years broken down by year
2.Please provide a figure for the total cost of respite care for families in the local authority with disabled children between the ages of 16 and 25 met by the local authority and the average cost per family receiving respite care paid for by the council for each of the last three years broken down by year.
3.Please provide details of any estimates made by the council about the potential growth in the use of respite care for families with disabled children between the ages of 16 and 25 funded by the council and any funds being allocated by the council in anticipation of a growth in the use of respite care for this group.
4.Please provide any data held by the council on the number of families with disabled children between the ages of 16 and 25 judged to be ‘in crisis’, the total cost of dealing with these families and the average cost to the local authority of a family 'in crisis' per year in each of the last three years
5. Please define what qualifies a family as ‘in crisis’ as determined by the local authority.

Yours faithfully,

Glyn Gaskarth

foi, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Gaskarth,

 

Your FOI Request was received by South Tyneside Council on 12^th November
2013.

 

I write to confirm that a decision about your request will be made within
20 working days from the date we received your request.  Should there be
any delays or discrepancies with your request then this will be
communicated to you in due course.

 

If you have any further queries regarding this matter then please do not
hesitate to contact the FOI team on [1][South Tyneside Council request email] or 0191
424 6539 and quote the reference number FOI 13.13180.

 

Regards

 

Fay

 

Fay Devlin

Information Management Officer

 

South Tyneside Council

Information Governance Team

Central Library 

Prince Georg Square

South Shields

Tyne & Wear

NE33 2PE

 

Telephone: 0191 424 6539

Email: [2][South Tyneside Council request email]

 

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foi, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Gaskarth

 

Please find attached the Council’s response to your Freedom of Information
Request.

 

Regards

 

Fay Devlin

Information Governance

South Tyneside Council

 

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