monitoring treatment of children detained under Mental Health Act 1983

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Dear Care Quality Commission,

In the last 12 months for which records are held for patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983, please state:

1. how many notifications the CQC received in relation to:
A. Unauthorised absences.
B. deaths
C. Children held on adult wards.

2. In relation to the response given to question 1, where the notification related to a child please state
A. the age of the child/children concerned.
B. the Local Authority area responsible for the child.

3. How many reports have the cqc received relating to children having certified treatment. In each case please state:
A. The age of the child.
B. the treatment given
C. The duration of the treatment/detention.
D. The diagnosis given to the child.
E. the Local Authority responsible for the child.
F. The decision maker for the child eg, local authority, s26 nearest relative, appointed guardian, official solicitor.

Yours faithfully,

Sophie

Hancock, Amy E (GLS), Care Quality Commission

8 November 2013

 

Our Ref: CQC IAT 2013 1090

 

This request is being coordinated by: Amy Hancock, Telephone No: 0191 233
3602

 

Dear Sophie,

 

We write to acknowledge receipt of your request for information dated 07
November 2013.

 

Your request is as follows:

 

“In the last 12 months for which records are held for patients detained
under the Mental Health Act 1983, please state:

 

1.  how many notifications the CQC received in relation to:

A.  Unauthorised absences.

B. deaths

C.  Children held on adult wards.

 

2.  In relation to the response given to question 1, where the
notification related to a child please state:

A. the age of the child/children concerned.

B. the Local Authority area responsible for the child.

 

3.  How many reports have the cqc received relating to children having
certified treatment.  In each case please state:

A.  The age of the child.

B.  the treatment given

C. The duration of the treatment/detention.

D. The diagnosis given to the child.

E.  the Local Authority responsible for the child.

F. The decision maker for the child eg, local authority, s26 nearest
relative, appointed guardian, official solicitor.”

 

We can confirm that your request is now being processed in accordance with
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

CQC will respond to you as soon as possible, but in any event, within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days from the date we received your
request, as outlined by the Act.

 

You can therefore expect a response by close of business on 6 December
2013 respectively, subject to the information not being exempt from
disclosure or containing reference to third party individuals. Should this
occur, you will be notified accordingly when we write to you next.

 

In certain circumstances CQC may be unable to provide the information
within statutory timescale. We will then inform you of the revised
timescale prior to the deadline.

 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the team, on the
telephone number provided, quoting our reference number.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Amy E Hancock

 

Information Access Officer

Governance and Legal Services

Care Quality Commission

Floor 7, Citygate

Gallowgate

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE1 4PA

 

Tel: 0191 233 3602

Fax: 01484 772 992

 

E-mail: [1][email address]

 

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Statutory requests for information made pursuant to access to information
legislation, such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, should be sent to [2][CQC request email]

 

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9 December 2013

 

Our Ref: CQC IAT 2013 1090

 

Dear Sophie

 

We are writing in response to your correspondence dated 7 November 2013
in which you made a request for information in accordance with the Freedom
of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

 

The Information Access team has now processed your request and we are
pleased to attach our response in relation to your request.

 

The statutory deadline for a request of this kind is 20 working days from
the date when we received your request, therefore you should have received
a response to your request by 6 December 2013.

 

We recognise that failure to issue a response within 20 working days of
receipt of your request is a breach of section 10 of FOIA.

 

Please accept our apologies for the delay in providing you with a
response.

 

CQC will always endeavour to provide the highest quality responses to
requests for information and seek to provide responses that are as helpful
as possible. We would therefore appreciate it if you can take some time to
complete our online feedback form by visiting the following website:

 

[1]https://webdataforms.cqc.org.uk/Checkbox...

 

The information you provide will be held securely and only used for the
purposes of improving the Information Rights service that CQC provide.

 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the team, on the
telephone number provided, quoting our reference number.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Amy E Hancock

 

Information Access Officer

Governance and Legal Services

Care Quality Commission

Floor 7, Citygate

Gallowgate

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE1 4PA

 

Tel: 0191 233 3602

Fax: 01484 772 992

 

E-mail: [2][email address]

 

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Statutory requests for information made pursuant to access to information
legislation, such as the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, should be sent to [3][CQC request email]

 

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