Dear Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:
1 - How many assessments under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards were conducted during the period 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020 by each of the following:
a.) Council employed Best Interest Assessors
b.) Independent Best Interest Assessors (not employed directly by the Council)
c.) Mental Health Assessors
d.) Assessments allocated to 3rd party service providers for completion

2- Please provide the total spend on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards assessments between 01/01/2020 and 31/12/2020, on each of the following:
a.) Employed Best Interest Assessors
b.) Independent Best Interest Assessors
c.) Mental Health Assessors
d.) 3rd party service providers

3 – What is the standard price paid per BIA assessment
4 – What is the standard price paid per Mental Health Assessment for DoLS
5 - Please provide the name of the local DoLS Lead or Team Manager

Yours faithfully,

Rose Smith

Accesstoinformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear​ ​​Rose Smith,

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Freedom of Information Request

Thank you for your request for information dated 14/04/2021, relating
​to​ ​Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards this has been allocated reference
FOI 41-2122.

We will process your request as soon as possible and provide you with our
response within 20 working days.

 

Kind regards,

 

Information Management Team  

Customer, Information and Digital Services 
Finance and Customer Services
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 

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      (01709) 382121

 

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Accesstoinformation, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear​ Rose Smith,

 

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Freedom of Information Request 41-2122

 

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 14/04/2021, please see
our response attached.

 

 

Kind regards,

 

 

Due to working arrangements in place for Covid-19, where possible, please
contact us by email.

 

 

Information Management Team  

Customer, Information and Digital Services 
Finance and Customer Services
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 

 

 

     [1][email address]

     [2]http://www.rotherham.gov.uk

      (01709) 382121

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