EHCP Information Request

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Dear Canterbury City Council,

Under Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information:
1. Number of hours of EHCP OT provision commissioned annually
2. Number of hours of EHCP OT provision that is unfulfilled at this current moment
3. Number of children waiting for OT assessments to form their EHCP

4. What proportion of your organisation’s annual requirement for EHCP OT provision is delivered by an outsource independent provider?
5. If you commission an independent provider to deliver the OT element of EHCPS’ on your behalf, please can you advise what commissioning mechanism you use:
a. Through frameworks
b. Direct relationships
c. Preferred Supplier lists
d. Other (please elaborate)
6. Where is your framework published?
7. Who are your current Paediatric preferred suppliers for providing EHCP OT provisions
a. Name of supplier
b. Cost per assessment
c. Cost per treatment session
d. Travel and mileage costs

8. Do you have a ceiling price for commissioning occupational therapy EHCP OT provision?
9. If yes, please give indicate costs for:
a. Cost per assessment
b. Cost per treatment session
c. Travel and mileage costs

10. Who is the main contact/team responsible for EHCP provision and allocation of therapy?
a. Name
b. Job title
c. Email
d. Telephone number

Please do not hesitate to contact me on 01252675058 should any aspect of my request require clarification.

Yours faithfully,

Laura Tilling

CCC FOI, Canterbury City Council

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Kind regards
Information Governance Team
Canterbury City Council

CCC FOI, Canterbury City Council

Thank you for your request.  Please see below for our response.

Canterbury City Council does not hold the information you have requested.
We are a district Council and are not responsible for education or social
care services.

We believe that Kent County Council may be able to help you, and their
details are below;


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Information Resilience and Transparency Team, Kent County Council, Room
2.71 Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone ME14 1XQ


03000 41 41 41 (for enquiries only – formal requests for information must
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Kind Regards

Information Governance Team 

Canterbury City Council

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