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Dear Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust,

Could the authority state how they use agencies and/or software to expedite the discharge of DTOC patients?
How much did they spend with agencies to arrange placements with care homes or home care for DTOC patients in each of the last three financial years?
Do they use Capacity Tracker or any other software of services to identify care homes or home care packages? Please state which software or services are used.

Yours faithfully,

J Allen

FOI, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

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  Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Musgrove Park Hospital                           
                              Taunton

                                                      
Somerset                                                        TA1 5DA

 

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Email address: [Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust request email]
   

 

   

02 September 2019  

   

Our ref:  FOI2019\0463  

   

 

 

 

 

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The information requested and its response is as follows:

 

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|Could the authority state how they use agencies and/or software to |
|expedite the discharge of DTOC patients? |
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|We do not use any agencies. |
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|How much did they spend with agencies to arrange placements with care |
|homes or home care for DTOC patients in each of the last three financial|
|years? |
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|Nil. |
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|Do they use Capacity Tracker or any other software of services to |
|identify care homes or home care packages? Please state which software |
|or services are used. |
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|We are about to use the sundown system as a health care system. |
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