ILF Assessements

Frank Black made this Freedom of Information request to South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please could you answer the following questions with regards to the
closure of the Independent Living Fund.

1) Will you be ring fencing the ILF money passed to you to :-
a) Individual ILF Users.
b) Adult Social Care.
c) Not ring fence at all.

2) Have you received the details of how much money you are being
allocated and if so how much is that.

3) When will you be starting reassessments of ILF users and when do
you anticipate completing those assessments.

4) What arrangements are you putting in place for those ILF users
you have not reassessed by 30th June to continue funding their
current ILF care packages until an assessment has been carried
out.
Bearing in mind that many of these ILF users will not currently
have Direct Payments set up with the Local Authority.

5) Do you have contingency plans in case a change in Government at
the forthcoming election alters the ILF funding situation?.

Yours faithfully,

Frank Black

foi, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mr Black

 

Your FOI Request was received by South Tyneside Council on 9th March 2015

 

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Information Governance

South Tyneside Council

 

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Dear Mr Black

 

Please find attached the Council’s response to your Freedom of Information
request.

 

Regards

 

Information Governance

South Tyneside Council

 

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