Dear Derbyshire County Council,
Please provide the following:
1 Number of COVID 19 related deaths in DCC Residential Care Homes by home
2 DCC policy for visits by relatives to residents in DCC Care Homes
Dear Ms Greaves,
I write to acknowledge receipt of your request for information received on
21 August 2020.
Your request will be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Authorities are required to respond
promptly to requests and in any event within 20 working days following the
date of receipt. In your case we calculate this to be by 21 September
2020. However, we shall endeavour to deal with your request promptly, and
if possible before this date.
Business Services Assistant
Access 2 Information Team
Derbyshire County Council
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Dear Ms Greaves
Thank you for your information request dated 21/08/20. I can confirm that
we do hold some of the requested information. The request has been
considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The response to
your request is as follows:
1 Number of COVID 19 related deaths in DCC Residential Care Homes by
home: We do not hold any information in relation to deaths in specific
2 DCC policy for visits by relatives to residents in DCC Care Homes:
Please refer to the attached policy.
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information or refusing your request to:
Access to Information Solicitor
Derbyshire County Council
Email: [Derbyshire County Council request email]
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