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

Dave Bracher made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Wirral 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,

Dave Bracher

DOWNIE, Nathan (NHS WIRRAL CCG), NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

Ref No: 1198

Dear Mr Bracher

Thank you for your email of 6th August 2018 requesting information about Continuing Healthcare.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days.

If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Yours sincerely,

Nathan Downie
Corporate Officer
Marriss House, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5AL
t: 0151 651 0011 (x1035)
e: [email address]
w: http://www.wirralccg.nhs.uk
f (safe haven): 0151 643 5445

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NHSWIRRALCCG, foirequests (NHS WIRRAL CCG), NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr Bracher,

Please see attached response to you recent Freedom of Information request.

Kind Regards
Grace Price-Jones
Acting Corporate Affairs Manager

Marriss House, Hamilton Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5AL
dd: 0151 541 5430
t: 0151 651 0011 (ext: 1801)
e: [email address]
w: http://www.wirralccg.nhs.uk
f (safe haven): 0151 643 5445

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