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

Tim Nicholson made this Freedom of Information request to Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Bassetlaw 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,

Tim Nicholson

FOIRequests (NHS BASSETLAW CCG), Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Tim

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Thank you for your recent request for information. This request was received by NHS Bassetlaw CCG on the 31st July 2018; we will respond to you no later than the 28th August 2018 (20 working days).

Kind Regards
Cheryl

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FOIRequests (NHS BASSETLAW CCG), Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group

 

Dear Tim

 

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Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act.  Please see our responses highlighted below;

 

1.            How many adults in your CCG currently receive NHS Continuing
Healthcare? (A - as at 30/6/18 total caseload was 457)

 

2.            How many adults in your CCG currently receive each of the
following:

a)            Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care? (A
- as at 30/6/18 total caseload was 38)

b)            Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare
packages of care? (A - as at 30/6/18 total caseload was 202)

c)            NHS funded nursing care? (A - as at 30/6/18 total caseload
was 217)

d)            “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages care? (A -
see below)

 

3.            What was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for
adults in your CCG in the year 2017-18? (A £10.009M)

 

4.            What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing
Healthcare for adults by your CCG in the year 2017-18? (A £10.575M)

 

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? (A
£4.742M)

b)            Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare
packages of care? (A £3.374M)

c)            NHS funded nursing care? (A £1.695M)

d)            “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
(included in the above values and not separately analysed)

(A NB: the balance relates to unattributed assessment costs and Children's
care packages; both joint and 100% NHS funded)

 

6.            What is your CCG’s total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget
for adults for the year 2018-19? (A £11.885M)

 

7.            What is your CCG’s total anticipated NHS Continuing
Healthcare budget for adults for the year 2019-20? (A £12.299M)

 

8.            What is your CCG’s total anticipated NHS Continuing
Healthcare budget for adults for the year 2020-21? This is not currently
available in a format consistent with the previous information

 

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? 
(A - All appropriate staff are being advised of the changes to the
framework and we are working closely with secondary and primary care to
ensure the necessary staff are trained using the new framework)

 

I trust this fulfils your requirements.

 

Regards

 

Sarah

 

Sarah Beard

Assurance & Engagement Officer

NHS Bassetlaw CCG

Retford Hospital

North Road

DN22 7XF

 

01777 863308

www.bassetlawccg.nhs.uk

 

  

 

 

 

 

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