Childrens Social Services - LD & EBD Placements.

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Cheshire West and Chester Council should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Cheshire West and Chester Council,

I would like to know the minimum and maximum weekly cost of the below Placement types for Looked after Children placed in Residential Children's Homes for the Financial Year 2018 -2019 supplied by Private or Voluntary Organisations;

Please provide a breakdown of Framework and Spot purchase price;

1a. Children with Moderate Learning Disabilities (LD)with one member of Staff to two Children level of support.
1b Children with Moderate Learning Disabilities (LD)with one memberof Staff to one Child level of support.
1c. Children with Moderate Learning Disabilities(LD) with two members of Staff to one Child level of support.
1d. Children with Moderate Learning Disabilities(LD) with one member of Staff to two Children level of support and Full- time education provided
1e. Children with Moderate Learning Disabilities(LD) with one member of Staff to two Children level of support and Full- time education and Therapy provided.

2a. Children with Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) with one member of Staff to two Children level of support.
2b Children with Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) with one member of Staff to one Child level of support.
2c. Children with Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) with two members of Staff to one Child level of support.
2d. Children with Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) with one member of Staff to two Children level of support and Full- time education provided
2e. Children with Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) with one member of Staff to two Children level of support and Full- time education and Therapy provided.

Yours faithfully,

Jack Johnson

FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

RE: Your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Reference: RFI 1823

Dear Jack Johnson

Thank you for your email dated 22 October 2019.

It will be treated as a request within the meaning of the Act: this means that we will send you a full response within 20 working days, either supplying you with the information which you want, or explaining to you why we cannot supply it.

If we need any further clarification or there is any problem we will be in touch.

Disclosures Team
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Tel: 0300 123 8 123
Email: [email address]
Location: Cheshire West and Chester Council, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port CH65 0BE
Visit: cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

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FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

Dear Jack Johnson,

 

Thank you for your request for information of 22^nd October 2019 which has
been logged as RFI 1823 and has been dealt with under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. We confirm that Cheshire West and Chester Council
holds information relating to your request.

 

For the purpose of clarity your request has been reproduced below with
responses;

 

I would like to know the minimum and maximum weekly cost of the below
Placement types for Looked after Children placed in Residential Children's
Homes for the Financial Year 2018 -2019 supplied by Private or Voluntary
Organisations;

 

Please provide a breakdown of Framework and Spot purchase price;

 

1a. Children with Moderate Learning Disabilities (LD)with one member of
Staff to two Children level of support – Minimum £2,619.30, Maximum
£3,950.00

1b Children with Moderate Learning Disabilities (LD)with one member of
Staff to one Child level of support  – Minimum £2,795.00, Maximum
£5,664.98

1c. Children with Moderate Learning Disabilities(LD) with two members of
Staff to one Child level of support – Minimum £3,990.00, Maximum £5,251.65

1d. Children with Moderate Learning Disabilities(LD) with one member of
Staff to two Children level of support and Full- time education provided –
Cost of placement is £2,619.30

1e. Children with Moderate Learning Disabilities(LD) with one member of
Staff to two Children level of support and Full- time education and
Therapy provided - 0

 

2a. Children with Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) with one member of Staff
to two Children level of support – Minimum £2,605.33, Maximum £4,495.00

2b Children with Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) with one member of Staff
to one Child level of support – Minimum £3,900.00, Maximum £6,000.00

2c. Children with Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) with two members of Staff
to one Child level of support - 0

2d. Children with Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) with one member of Staff
to two Children level of support and Full- time education provided –
Minimum £3,006.75, Maximum £3,285.00

2e. Children with Behavioural Difficulties (EBD) with one member of Staff
to two Children level of support and Full- time education and Therapy
provided - 0

 

 

We trust this answers your queries.

 

The Council considers that your request has been answered in full by
either confirming that information is not held, providing you with the
information requested, or explaining why any information has been withheld
and the reasons for any redaction. Where applicable, the Council has also
told you the reasons for the delay in responding to your request.

 

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled you can request a review by writing to the Disclosures Team within
40 working days from the date of the Council’s response.

 

You are entitled to a review by the Council if:

•             You are dissatisfied with the Council’s explanation of why
the application was not dealt with within the 20 working day time limit.

•             All the information requested is not being disclosed and you
have not received an explanation why some information is not being
disclosed.

•             A reason for the disclosures under the request being refused
is not received.

•             You consider that exemptions have been wrongly applied,
and/or

•             You consider that a fee has been wrongly applied.

 

Please set out your grounds for seeking a review together with what
specific part of your request those grounds apply to and the outcome you
are seeking. The Council reserves the right to ask you for clarification
of the grounds for your review request if the grounds are not clear, and
to delay commencing the review if such grounds are not provided.

 

The Disclosures Team can be contacted by email via:
[1][Cheshire West and Chester Council request email] or at the following address:

 

Disclosures Team

Cheshire West and Chester Council

4 Civic Way

Ellesmere Port

CH64 0BE

 

The Disclosures Team will acknowledge a request for an internal review
within 5 working days and complete the review as soon as possible and no
later than 40 working days from receipt of the request.

 

More information about the Council’s internal review process can be found
via:

 

[2]http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk...

 

If you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of your review, you have
a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

 

The Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45

Website: [3]www.ico.org.uk

 

There is no charge for making an appeal.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Disclosures Team – Customer Relations and Information

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Tel: 0300 123 8 123

Email: [4][email address]

Location: Cheshire West and Chester Council, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port
CH65 0BE

Visit: cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

 

 

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