EHC assessments and social care advice and information

Phin Silberrad made this Freedom of Information request to Leicestershire County Council

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Dear Leicestershire County Council,

Regulation 6 Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014 sets out the advice that the Local Authority must secure as part of an Education Health and Care Needs Assessment. Part of that Regulation requires that advice and information in relation to social care is obtained during the EHC Needs Assessment.

Please advise the following with regard to EHC Needs Assessments from Sep 2014 to date, on a year by year basis. Do include new applications and transfers from Statement of SEN and LDA.

1. How many EHC Needs Assessments were carried out?

2. How many of (1) included a social care assessment?

3. How many of (2) were new to social care?

4. Where a social care assessment was NOT carried out as part of the EHC Needs Assessment for a child or young person NEW to social care, what social care advice was provided?

Yours faithfully,

Phin Silberrad

Leicestershire County Council

Phin Silberrad

[FOI #438979 email]

17/10/2017

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

FOI Request Number :9545
Description :Educational Health and Care Needs Assessment

Dear Sir,

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 16/10/2017.

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Yours sincerely

FOI Team

Leicestershire County Council

Mr Phin Silberrad

[FOI #438979 email]

14/11/2017

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

FOI Request Number :9545
Description :Educational Health and Care Needs Assessment

Dear Mr Phin Silberrad,

I am writing to you in relation to your request for information about Educational Health and Care Needs Assessment.

Unfortunately, we are still working on this request and have not been able to provide you with a response within the 20 working day limit.

Please accept my sincere apologies for this delay.

We plan to let you have a response by 20/11/2017 this being an extension of 5 working days.

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Yours sincerely

FOI Team

Leicestershire County Council

Mr Phin Silberrad

[FOI #438979 email]

21/11/2017

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

FOI Request Number :9545
Description :Educational Health and Care Needs Assessment

Dear Mr Phin Silberrad,

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