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

Jennifer Sims made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Canterbury and Coastal 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,

Jennifer Sims

Foi (NHS NEL CSU), NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Ms Sims

 

RE: Freedom of Information Request

 

I am writing to formally acknowledge your request for information
regarding the provision of NHS Continuing Healthcare for adults which will
be processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm your
request was received on 31 July 2018 by NHS NEL Commissioning Support Unit
(NEL CSU) on behalf of the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) listed
below. The references for your requests are shown alongside.

 

NHS Canterbury and Coastal CCG        FOI.18.CAN116

 

An initial investigation is currently taking place into whether the
information you have requested is held by the CCGs and if so, whether it
can be released in accordance with the legislation.

 

Any fees applicable to this request will be detailed in writing as soon as
they can be determined. Your request will then be placed on hold and you
will have the choice of whether to proceed with your request. Should any
clarification of your request be required we will advise you accordingly.

 

If you require any assistance, or would like to discuss your request,
please do not hesitate to contact us quoting the reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely

Seraphina

 

 

Freedom of Information Team

NEL CSU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Foi (NHS NEL CSU), NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Ms Sims

 

Please find attached the responses to your recent Freedom of Information
requests on behalf of the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) listed
below. The references for your requests are shown alongside.

 

NHS Canterbury and Coastal CCG                            FOI.18.CAN116

 

Kind regards,

 

Jade

 

Freedom of Information Team
NEL
[1][email address

 

Lower Marsh, 3^rd Floor
Waterloo, London, SE1 7NT

  

[2]www.nelcsu.nhs.uk 

[3]@NELCSU 

[4]LinkedIn 

 

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