Learning Disability Placements

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Dear NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group,

Please could you provide the following information for adults only:
1) The number of new “in-county” residential care Learning Disability care placements you have fully or partly funded between 1 July 2017 and 31 May 2018
2) The number of new “out of county” residential care Learning Disability care placements you have fully or partly funded between 1 July 2017 and 31 May 2018
3) The average weekly fee for the new “in-county” placements at 1 above (please provide the range of fees (highest and lowest), and the median and mean)
4) The average weekly fee for the new “ out of-county” placements at 2 above (please provide range of fees (highest and lowest), and the median and mean)
5) The number of new “in-county” supported living Learning Disability care placements that cost over £1000 per week that you have fully or partly funded between 1 July 2017 and 31 May 2018
6) The number of new “out of county” supported living Learning Disability care placements that cost over £1000 per week you have fully or partly funded between 1 July 2017 and 31 May 2018
7) The average weekly fee for the new “in-county” placements at 5 above (please provide the range of fees (highest and lowest), and the median and mean)
8) The average weekly fee for the new “ out of-county” placements at 6 above (please provide range of fees (highest and lowest), and the median and mean)
9) A list of care providers you have used for new placements for learning disability residential care between 1 July 2017 and 31 May 2018 and the number of placements they have received in that period.
10) A list of care providers you have used for new placements for learning disability supported living care between 1 July 2017 and 31 May 2018 and the number of placements they have received in that period

Yours faithfully,

Trevor Dale

FOI, Bsol (NHS BIRMINGHAM SOUTH AND CENTRAL CCG), NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Trevor Dale

Thank you for your email dated 18^th June 2018 requesting information
relating to Learning Disability care placements . Your request is being
managed under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We aim to provide you with a response within 20 working days as per the
statutory time limit, therefore you should receive a response by 18^h July
2018. However, this may take longer where certain exemptions apply or
depending on the nature of your request.  We will let you know in advance
if we need more time to complete your request.

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In addition, if you are not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint
or review, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have
exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the CCG. 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: 

 

Information Commissioner's Office, 

Wycliffe House, 

Water Lane, 

Wilmslow, 

Cheshire, 

SK9 5AF  Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 - [3]www.ico.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

CCG FOI Team

 

 

NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Bartholomew House | 142 Hagley Road | Edgbaston | Birmingham | B16 9PA

[4][NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group request email] | tel: 0121 255 0718  

[5]https://www.birminghamandsolihullccg.nhs...  

 

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FOI, Bsol (NHS BIRMINGHAM SOUTH AND CENTRAL CCG), NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

 

Dear Trevor Dale

 

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 20^th June 2018. Your
request has been managed under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act
2000. 

 

 

 

Information Provided

 

Question 1
The number of new “in-county” residential care Learning Disability care
placements you have fully or partly funded between 1 July 2017 and 31 May
2018
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG do hold the information requested.

 

18 placements
Question 2
The number of new “out of county” residential care Learning Disability
care placements you have fully or partly funded between 1 July 2017 and
31 May 2018
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG do hold the information requested.

 

7 placements
Question 3
The average weekly fee for the new “in-county” placements at 1 above
(please provide the range of fees (highest and lowest), and the median
and mean)
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG do hold the information requested.

 

Average: £3355
Range: Refusal Notice: This information is withheld under section 43(2)
Commercial Interests 

Reason: To provide the information as requested, would be disclosing
information which is commercially sensitive and could prejudice the
commercial interests of the CCG. This information is therefore held
exempt under section 43 of the FOI Act. 
Median: Refusal Notice: This information is withheld under section 43(2)
Commercial Interests 

Reason: To provide the information as requested, would be disclosing
information which is commercially sensitive and could prejudice the
commercial interests of the CCG. This information is therefore held
exempt under section 43 of the FOI Act. 

 
Question 4
The average weekly fee for the new “ out of-county” placements at 2 above
(please provide range of fees (highest and lowest), and the median and
mean)
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG do hold the information requested.

 

Average: £3983
Range: Refusal Notice: This information is withheld under section 43(2)
Commercial Interests. Reason: To provide the information as requested,
would be disclosing information which is commercially sensitive and could
prejudice the commercial interests of the CCG. This information is
therefore held exempt under section 43 of the FOI Act. 
Median: Refusal Notice: This information is withheld under section 43(2)
Commercial Interests. Reason: To provide the information as requested,
would be disclosing information which is commercially sensitive and could
prejudice the commercial interests of the CCG. This information is
therefore held exempt under section 43 of the FOI Act. 

 
Question 5
The number of new “in-county” supported living Learning Disability care
placements that cost over £1000 per week that you have fully or partly
funded between 1 July 2017 and 31 May 2018
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG do hold the information requested.

 

11 placements
Question 6
The number of new “out of county” supported living Learning Disability
care placements that cost over £1000 per week you have fully or partly
funded between 1 July 2017 and 31 May 2018
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG do hold the information requested.

 

0 placements
 
Question 7
The average weekly fee for the new “in-county” placements at 5 above
(please provide the range of fees (highest and lowest), and the median
and mean)
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG do hold the information requested.

 

Average: £2,050.83
Range: Refusal Notice: This information is withheld under section 43(2)
Commercial Interests. Reason: To provide the information as requested,
would be disclosing information which is commercially sensitive and could
prejudice the commercial interests of the CCG. This information is
therefore held exempt under section 43 of the FOI Act. 

 
Median: Refusal Notice: This information is withheld under section 43(2)
Commercial Interests. Reason: To provide the information as requested,
would be disclosing information which is commercially sensitive and could
prejudice the commercial interests of the CCG. This information is
therefore held exempt under section 43 of the FOI Act. 

 
Question 8
The average weekly fee for the new “ out of-county” placements at 6 above
(please provide range of fees (highest and lowest), and the median and
mean)
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG do hold the information requested.

 

Average: N/A
Range: Refusal Notice: This information is withheld under section 43(2)
Commercial Interests. Reason: To provide the information as requested,
would be disclosing information which is commercially sensitive and could
prejudice the commercial interests of the CCG. This information is
therefore held exempt under section 43 of the FOI Act. 
Median: Refusal Notice: This information is withheld under section 43(2)
Commercial Interests. Reason: To provide the information as requested,
would be disclosing information which is commercially sensitive and could
prejudice the commercial interests of the CCG. This information is
therefore held exempt under section 43 of the FOI Act. 
Question 9
A list of care providers you have used for new placements for learning
disability residential care between 1 July 2017 and 31 May 2018 and the
number of placements they have received in that period.
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG do hold the information requested.

 

Refusal Notice: This information is withheld under section 43(2)
Commercial Interests 

Reason: To provide the information as requested, would be disclosing
information which is commercially sensitive and could prejudice the
commercial interests of the CCG. This information is therefore held
exempt under section 43 of the FOI Act. 

 
Question 10
A list of care providers you have used for new placements for learning
disability supported living care between 1 July 2017 and 31 May 2018 and
the number of placements they have received in that period
 
 
Answer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG do hold the information requested.

 

Refusal Notice: This information is withheld under section 43(2)
Commercial Interests. Reason: To provide the information as requested,
would be disclosing information which is commercially sensitive and could
prejudice the commercial interests of the CCG. This information is
therefore held exempt under section 43 of the FOI Act. 

 

 

 

 

 

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If you have any queries or concerns or are dissatisfied with the service
you have received in relation to your request, please do not hesitate to
contact me. If you wish to make request a review of the decision, you
should write to the: Information Governance and FOI Manager via email at
[email address] in the first instance. 

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of your review and wish to
make a formal compliant please address this to the Complaints Team at
Bartholomew House using the address at the foot of this email - Email:
[email address]

 

In addition, if you are not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint
or review, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have
exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the CCG. 

 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: 

Information Commissioner's Office, 

Wycliffe House, 

Water Lane, 

Wilmslow, 

Cheshire, 

SK9 5AF 

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 - www.ico.gov.uk    

 

Yours sincerely

 

CCG FOI Team

 

 

NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group

Bartholomew House | 142 Hagley Road | Edgbaston | Birmingham | B16 9PA

[1][NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group request email] | tel: 0121 255 0718  

[2]https://www.birminghamandsolihullccg.nhs...  

 

 

 

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