Mother and Baby assessment placements

Kirti Shah made this Freedom of Information request to Cheshire West and Chester Council

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Dear Cheshire West and Chester Council,

1. In the last 3 years (2015, 2016 and 2017) on how many occasions
did the Council place mothers in a Mother and Baby
placement?
2. How many of these were residential placements and how many were foster placements?
3. What was the average length of these placements?
4. What was the average weekly cost of these placements?
5. Does your authority have a preferred placement listing?
6. What percentage of Mothers placed are under the age of 18?

Yours faithfully,

K. Shah

FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

RE: Your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Case Reference: RFI 0345

 

Dear Kirti Shah

 

Thank you for your email.

 

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why we cannot supply it.

 

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Disclosures Team

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Tel: 0300 123 8 123

Email: [1][email address]

Location: Cheshire West and Chester Council, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port
CH65 0BE

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FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

Dear Kirti Shah

 

Thank you for your request for information of 2 December 2018 which has
been logged as RFI 0345 and has been dealt with under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. We confirm that Cheshire West and Chester Council
holds information relating to your request.

 

For the purpose of clarity your request has been reproduced below:

 

1. In the last 3 years (2015, 2016 and 2017) on how many occasions did the
Council place mothers in a Mother and Baby placement?

Financial Year 2015-2016 = 1

Financial Year 2016-2017 = 9

Financial Year 2017-2018 = 8

 

Total 18

 

2. How many of these were residential placements and how many were foster
placements?

 

1 Residential

17 Fostering

 

3. What was the average length of these placements?

18 Weeks

 

4. What was the average weekly cost of these placements?

£1464 per week

 

5. Does your authority have a preferred placement listing?

No

 

6. What percentage of Mothers placed are under the age of 18?

28% Percent

 

 

We trust this answers your query.

 

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Cheshire West and Chester Council

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Ellesmere Port

CH64 0BE

 

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Yours sincerely

 

 

Disclosures Team – Customer Relations and Information

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Tel: 0300 123 8 123

Email: [4][email address]

Location: Cheshire West and Chester Council, 4 Civic Way, Ellesmere Port
CH65 0BE

Visit: cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

 

 

 

FD

 

 

 

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