Dear Hartlepool Council,

I would like you to provide stats on the average wait times for an Adult Social Work needs assessment over the last 3 years. If possible please break it down by month. If the above breaches the maximum aloud to spend (Section 12 of the FOIA) on a request please prioritise the last year.

I expect a response within 20 working Days.

Yours faithfully,

Euan McCutcheon

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FOI Responses, Hartlepool Council

Dear Euan, please accept our apologies for the delay in responding to your
request, I can now advise as follows:-

 

 

Question Response
I would like you to provide stats on Average Waiting times = 24.5 days.
the average wait times for an Adult which is based on the period April
Social Work needs assessment over 2017 to August 2018 - which is the
the last 3 years. If possible please only period for which we have
break it down by month. If the above detailed information available.
breaches the maximum allowed to
spend (Section 12 of the FOIA) on a  
request please prioritise the last
year. Breakdown by month is shown below.

 

Note:

It is assumed that “Adult social work
Needs assessment” excludes OT
assessment waiting times.

 

Year Month Waiting Time (Days
2017 Apr 39.6
May 32.5
Jun 34.0
Jul 31.8
Aug 24.4
Sep 20.6
Oct 22.6
Nov 19.2
Dec 20.8
2018 Jan 21.0
Feb 23.6
Mar 34.2
Apr 22.3
May 21.6
Jun 15.5
Jul 15.0
Aug 17.3
Average 24.5

 

 

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Kind regards

Laura

 

 

Laura Stones | Scrutiny and Legal Support Officer

Hartlepool Borough Council

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