Funding of disabled young people 19-25

Ross Griffin made this Freedom of Information request to Derbyshire County Council

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Dear Derbyshire County Council,

How many disabled young people are funded for support via Social care services? (19-25)

How many have short breaks via...
DCC residential
Peak lodge
Spire lodge
The Getaway
Foster care - short breaks
Direct payments
What are the disabilities of those young people?

Yours faithfully,

Ross Griffin

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

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Derbyshire County Council
County Hall
Matlock
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ASCH Adult Social Care and Health FOI (Adult Social Care and Health), Derbyshire County Council

Dear Mr Griffin

 

Thank you for your information request dated 27/11/20.  I can confirm that
we do hold some of the requested information. The request has been
considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  The response to
your request is as follows:

 

How  many disabled young people are funded for support via Social care
services? (19-25): 524

 

The information below relates to clients currently in short term care as
no time period requested:

How many have short breaks via...

DCC residential: 4

Peak lodge: 0

Spire lodge: 0

The Getaway: 0

Foster care - short breaks: 0

Direct payments: As Direct Payments are processed as a regular weekly
payment is not possible to identify via our systems what element, if any,
is utilised for a short term break.

What are the disabilities of those young people? Autism, ADHD, Epilepsy
and diabetes

 

 

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Derbyshire County Council

County Hall

Matlock

DE4 3AG

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

 

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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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Rachel Ogilby left an annotation ()

Hi
The residential units named are for under 18s can DCC show how many young people these units are supporting via short break care during the pandemic?
Please can I request details of the DCC units for over 18s and any private units suitable for a young adult with disabilities.
Pleased that DCC has shown acknowledgment that Diabetes is a disability and requires care.
Please could you provide costing broken down to weekly payments and ranges.
Kind Regards

Rachel Ogilby left an annotation ()

To DCC,
Thank you for responding via email.
Regards