Dear Gwynedd Council,
Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:
How many reviews/reassessments were conducted during the period 01/01/16 to present by the following?
a. Council employed Social Workers/Reviewing Officers
b. Independent Social Workers/Reviewing Officers (not employed directly by the local authority)
c. Reviews/reassessments allocated to 3rd part recruitment agency contractors/contracts
Can you confirm how many Reviews/Reassessments to be undertaken are older the 12 months and fall outside of Care Act Compliance (Council Backlog)?
The Total budget spend on Reviews/Reassessment between 01/01/2016 to present, broken down to include:
a. The total council spend on Reviews/Reassessments split between Council employed Social Workers/Reviewing Officers, Independent Social Workers/Reviewing Officers and/or recruitment agencies for the period 01/01/2016 to present
b. Cost per Review/Reassessment for Council employed Social Workers/Reviewing Officers.
c. Cost per Review/Reassessment for Independent Social Workers/Reviewing Officers
d. Cost per Review/Reassessment for recruitment agency Social Workers/Reviewing Officers.
The Total Review/Reassessment team budget for 2017-2018?
Details of the current Review/Reassessment team members by name / job title and number of qualified Social Workers/Reviewing Officers working in your local authority. Please include contact details for the current Head of Adult Services and Review/Reassessment Team Manager
Mr P T Read
Dear Mr Read
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. (GC/14002-17). Your request has been passed on to the Information Office within Gwynedd Council's Adult, Health and Wellbeing Department to process. We aim to respond within the timescale given to us by the Act. In the meantime if you have any further questions please contact me on [email address].cymru
Rhian Wyn Powell
On behalf of Catrin Elwyn Information Officer)
Dear Mr Read
Further to your email dated 7th July regarding a Freedom of Information request. Could you please clarify if you still require the information as you refer to the Care Act and the perspective in England.
We do not implement this Act in Wales.
Could you please confirm if you require this information.
I look forward to your reply.
Rhian Wyn Powell
On behalf of Catrin Elwy, Information Officer
Dear Powell Rhian Wyn (OEDOLION),
I can confirm that i do still require this information, if you are able to ignore reference to the care act and provide the information that you feel satisfys my request.
Mr P T Read
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31^st July 2017
Dear Mr Read,
Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for information
I refer to your Freedom of Information Act 2000 which we received on 07
A copy of the information is enclosed.
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Adran Oedolion, Iechyd a Llesiant | Adult, Health and Wellbeing Department
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