Adult Review & Reassessment Provision

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Dear Westminster City 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

Yours faithfully,

Mr J D South

Adult Social Care Business, Westminster City Council

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Our reference: 5799939

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Dear Mr South
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 30 June
2017.
 
Request summary
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
 
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Information Management Team
Westminster City Council
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Dear ‎Mr South‏
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
This request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
 
I am writing to inform you that we have searched our records and some of
the information you requested is not held by Westminster City Council.
Reviews are not all carried out by dedicated reviewing officers, so we
cannot split team budgets to indicate the proportion spent on reviews nor
can we provide a breakdown of numbers and job titles.
 
I have detailed below the information that is held.
 
How many reviews/reassessments were conducted during the period 01/01/16
to present by the following?

a. Council employed Social Workers/Reviewing Officers
 
5,239
b. Independent Social Workers/Reviewing Officers (not employed directly by
the local authority)
 
0
c. Reviews/reassessments allocated to 3rd part recruitment agency
contractors/contracts
 
0
Can you confirm how many Reviews/Reassessments to be undertaken are older
the 12 months and fall outside of Care Act Compliance (Council Backlog)?
 
476
The Head of Service is Malcolm Rose ([1][email address]).
 
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Information Management Team
5 Strand
London
WC2N 5HR
[email address
 
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. Further information is also available from the Information
Commissioner at:
 
Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
 
Tel: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 54 57 45
Fax: 01625 524510
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I will now close your request as of this date.
 

Yours sincerely
 
‎Stephen Murphy‏
Yours sincerely
 
 
Stephen Murphy
Westminster City Council
Email: [email address]
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