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Needs assessments and social care provision for working age adults with a learning disability

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Dear Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I kindly request the following information on needs assessments for working age adults with a learning disability and social care provision (as set out in Section 8 of the Care Act 2014) provided for working age adults with a learning disability.

Where questions refer to ‘learning disability’, please include individuals with ‘learning disability’ as their primary support reason.

1. How many working-age adults (aged 18-64) with a learning disability were refused an assessment for adult social care in:

a. 2018/19

b. 2017/18

c. 2016/17

d. 2015/16

e. 2014/15

2. In 2018/19, from the date of their first request for an initial assessment for adult social care, or from the date when the LA first became aware that an assessment was required, how many working-age adults (aged 18-64) with a learning disability had to wait:

a. Over 6 weeks for an assessment to be completed

b. Over 12 weeks for an assessment to be completed

c. Over 24 weeks for an assessment to be completed

d. Please also provide answers to 2(a) to 2(c) for the following years:

i. 2017/18

ii. 2016/17

iii. 2015/16

iv. 2014/15

3. In 2018/19, from the date of their first request for an initial assessment for adult social care, or from the date when the LA first became aware that an assessment was required, how many working-age adults (aged 18-64) had to wait:

a. Over 6 weeks for an assessment to be completed

b. Over 12 weeks for an assessment to be completed

c. Over 24 weeks for an assessment to be completed

d. Please also provide answers to 3(a) to 3(c) for the following years:

i. 2017/18

ii. 2016/17

iii. 2015/16

iv. 2014/15

4. How many working-age adults (aged 18-64) with a learning disability had an assessment for adult social care which identified eligible needs in the following years?

a. 2018/19

b. 2017/18

c. 2016/17

d. 2015/16

e. 2014/15

5. Of the adults identified in questions 4(a) to 4(e) how many were not having all of their eligible needs met after:

a. 6 weeks

b. 12 weeks

c. 24 weeks

6. In 2018/19, how many working-age adults (aged 18-64) with a learning disability had an assessment for adult social care which resulted in no services being provided?

If data is not available for 2018/19, please supply the information for the most recent year that data is available for. Please exclude those who received no services for the reason ‘deceased’.

Yours faithfully,

James Robinson

Freedom Of Info, Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear James Robinson

We acknowledge with thanks your request for information held by Bolton
Council received at this office on 20 December 2019.

This request will be considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
and may take up to 20 working days to be processed (although we will
endeavour to provide the information as quickly as possible).

Please be advised that if an exemption applies to the information that you
have requested, the statutory period may be exceeded in accordance with
the provisions of the act.

Please retain the reference number RFI 004741 for any future enquiries
regarding this matter.

Many thanks,

The Information Governance Team

1^st Floor, Town Hall, Bolton, BL1 1RU

 

 

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Dear James Robinson

Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Further to your request for information received at this office on 20
December 2019, I write to advise you that some of the information that you
have requested is not held by Bolton Council.

Your request and our response:  

In accordance with Section 1 (1) of the Act the Authority has a duty to
confirm whether it holds the information of the description specified in
the request and if that is the case, to have the information communicated
to the requester. Information that we hold is provided below, information
that we do not hold is listed against the relevant question below:

          

1. How many working-age adults (aged 18-64) with a learning disability
were refused an assessment for adult social care in:

 

a. 2018/19       =          0

 

b. 2017/18       =          0

 

c. 2016/17       =          0

 

d. 2015/16       =          0

 

e. 2014/15       =          0

 

 

2. In 2018/19, from the date of their first request for an initial
assessment for adult social care, or from the date when the LA first
became aware that an assessment was required, how many working-age adults
(aged 18-64) with a learning disability had to wait:

 

a. Over 6 weeks for an assessment to be completed

 

b. Over 12 weeks for an assessment to be completed

 

c. Over 24 weeks for an assessment to be completed

 

d. Please also provide answers to 2(a) to 2(c) for the following years:

 

i. 2017/18

 

ii. 2016/17

 

iii. 2015/16

 

iv. 2014/15

 

Information not held. We don't have pre built reports that we can get this
information for, therefore we can't provide this.

 

 

3. In 2018/19, from the date of their first request for an initial
assessment for adult social care, or from the date when the LA first
became aware that an assessment was required, how many working-age adults
(aged 18-64) had to wait:

 

a. Over 6 weeks for an assessment to be completed

 

b. Over 12 weeks for an assessment to be completed

 

c. Over 24 weeks for an assessment to be completed

 

d. Please also provide answers to 3(a) to 3(c) for the following years:

 

i. 2017/18       

 

ii. 2016/17

 

iii. 2015/16

 

iv. 2014/15

 

Information not held. We don't have pre built reports that we can get this
information for, therefore we can't provide this.

 

 

4. How many working-age adults (aged 18-64) with a learning disability had
an assessment for adult social care which identified eligible needs in the
following years?

 

a. 2018/19       =          113

 

b. 2017/18       =          76

 

c. 2016/17       =          Information not held. System changed in Sept
2016 so cannot provide this data.

 

d. 2015/16       =          Information not held. System changed in Sept
2016 so cannot provide this data.

 

e. 2014/15       =          Information not held. System changed in Sept
2016 so cannot provide this data.

 

 

5. Of the adults identified in questions 4(a) to 4(e) how many were not
having all of their eligible needs met after:

 

a. 6 weeks       =          Information not held

                       

b. 12 weeks    =          Information not held

 

c. 24 weeks     =          Information not held

 

6. In 2018/19, how many working-age adults (aged 18-64) with a learning
disability had an assessment for adult social care which resulted in no
services being provided?

                      31

As per the Information Commissioners Office’s Freedom of Information Code
of Practice, should you disagree with our decision, you may appeal within
40 working days of this email to:
The Borough Solicitor, Bolton Council, Town Hall, Bolton, BL1 1RU
Email:  [1][email address]

Should you further disagree with the decision following the appeal you may
wish to contact the Information Commissioner:
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF
[2]www.ico.org.uk
Tel: 01625 545700, Fax: 01625 524510

Should you have any other queries regarding this please contact 
[3][email address]

Yours sincerely

Tasadiq Naveed

Information Governance Officer

Information Governance Team

Chief Executive’s Department

1^st Floor, Town Hall, Bolton, BL1 1RU

 

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If you are not the addressee please e-mail it back to the sender and then
immediately, permanently delete it. Do not read, print, re-transmit, store
or act in reliance on it. This e-mail may be monitored by Bolton Council
in accordance with current regulations.

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the presence of computer viruses currently known to Bolton Council.
However, the recipient is responsible for virus-checking before opening
this message and any attachment.

Unless expressly stated to the contrary, any views expressed in this
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the views of Bolton Council.

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