Demand for learning disability placements

Natalia Lysiuk made this Freedom of Information request to Derbyshire County Council

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Dear Derbyshire County Council,

I am looking for information as to the authorities prediction of the number of required placements over next 12 months, for adults with LD, and ASD in the following service types:
* Supported Living
* Residential Care

Yours faithfully,

Natalia Lysiuk

Access 2 Info (Commissioning Communities and Policy), Derbyshire County Council

Dear Ms Lysiuk,

 

I refer to your request for information received on 24 March 2021.

 

We will be dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000. In accordance with the legislation, the deadline for responding is
20 working days from the receipt of the request, this being the 23 April
2021. However, we shall endeavour to deal with your request promptly, and
if possible before this date.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Business Services Assistant

Access to Information Team

Derbyshire County Council

County Hall

Matlock

DE4 3AG       

 

 

 

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Dear Sir/Madam

 

Thank you for your information request dated 16/04/21. I can confirm that
we do hold the requested information. The request has been considered
under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  The response to your request
is as follows:

 

I am looking for information as to the authorities prediction of the
number of required placements over next 12 months, for adults with LD, and
ASD in the following service types:

* Supported Living

* Residential Care

 

Please note, we do not provide predictions so the figures below are of
actual placements in 2020.

 

“LD and ASD” was taken as the client having either:

            - A primary support reason as “Learning Disability Support”

            - A current applicable condition as “Autistic Spectrum
Condition”

            - A current applicable condition as “Aspergers”

            - A current applicable condition as “Suspected Autistic
Spectrum Disorder”

 

Supported Living

394

 

Residential Care

Nursing            28

Residential      551

 

All data provided was sourced as on 20/04/2021.

 

 

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out below;

 

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Access to Information Solicitor

Legal Services

Derbyshire County Council

County Hall

Matlock

DE4 3AG

Email: [1][Derbyshire County Council request email]

 

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Information Commissioner’s Office

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Kind regards

Peter Cordiner

Information Governance Officer

Efficiencies and Performance

Adult Social Care and Health – Room 262

Derbyshire County Council | County Hall | Matlock | DE4 3AG

 

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