NHS Continuing Healthcare 2017-18 (Ref: SIA/DB)

SIA Campaigning made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group,

I work for the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), the leading national user-led charity supporting spinal cord injured people and their families. Being a user led organisation SIA understand the challenges of living with a spinal cord injury (SCI). We strive to support all people living with SCI to access the services and support they need to stay healthy and live full, fulfilling and active lives.

Part of my role is to assist the Head of Public Affairs with FoI requests, such as the one that follows. As a request under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following information about the provision of NHS Continuing Healthcare for adults by your Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG):

1. How many adults in your CCG currently receive NHS Continuing Healthcare?

2. How many adults in your CCG currently receive each of the following:
a) Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
b) Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
c) NHS funded nursing care?
d) “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages care?

3. What was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in your CCG in the year 2017-18?

4. What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for adults by your CCG in the year 2017-18?

5. For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount spent by your CCG in the year 2017-18 for those adults in receipt of:
a) Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
b) Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
c) NHS funded nursing care?
d) “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?

6. What is your CCG’s total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults for the year 2018-19?

7. What is your CCG’s total anticipated NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults for the year 2019-20?

8. What is your CCG’s total anticipated NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults for the year 2020-21?

9. What activities are being undertaken to prepare all appropriate staff for the implementation of the revised National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare which takes effect from 1st October 2018?

If you have any queries or require clarification on any of these questions, please contact Dave Bracher, Campaigns Manager at Spinal Injuries Association, on mobile number 07593 538126 or via email at [email address]

Many thanks for your help with this request.

Yours faithfully,

SIA Campaigning

Foi (NHS NEL CSU), NHS Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group

Good afternoon,

Thank you for contacting the NEL Freedom of Information team. In order for us to process your request, we will need you to provide us with a name as an FOI request is not valid without one.

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Kind regards

Seraphina Shepherd
FOI Officer
NEL
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Dear Foi (NHS NEL CSU),

The name is Dave Bracher, as stated in the text of the FOI request

Yours sincerely,

SIA Campaigning