Dear NHS South Eastern Hampshire 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 2015-16?

4. What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for adults by your CCG in 2015-16?

5. For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount spent by your CCG in 2015-16 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 was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in your CCG in 2016-17?

7. What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing Healthcare for adults by your CCG in 2016-17?

8. For each of the following categories, what was the actual amount spent by your CCG in 2016-17 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?

9. What is your CCG’s total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults for each of the years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20?

10. If your response to Question 9 shows you propose to maintain your NHS Continuing Healthcare budget at current levels or reduce your NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for adults in your CCG, please provide a full explanation of how you will achieve this without making unlawful decisions about eligibility or reducing the size of packages of care.

Many thanks for your help with this request.

Yours faithfully,

Dave Bracher

Foi (NHS SOUTH EASTERN HAMPSHIRE CCG), NHS South Eastern Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group

FoI Request Ref:  3027

Subject:  Continuing Healthcare for Adults

CCG:  Fareham & Gosport/South Eastern Hampshire

 

 

 

Dear Simon Pinnell / Dave Bracher

 

Thank you for your request for information about continuing healthcare for
adults.  Your request was received on 25/26 May 2017.

 

Your request is being handled under the terms of the Freedom of
Information (FOI) Act 2000 and will be answered within 20 working days.

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case we will
let you know.  A fees notice will be issued and you will be required to
pay before we proceed to deal with your case.

 

Further information about the Freedom of Information Act and the
Environmental Information Regulations may be found on the Information
Commissioner’s website at [1]http://www.ico.gov.uk/.

 

If you have any queries about this email, please contact us quoting the
above FoI Request Reference number.

 

Yours faithfully

 

 

 

 

FoI Administration Team

CommCen Building

Fort Southwick

James Callaghan Drive

Fareham,

PO17 6AR

 

South Eastern Hampshire CCG email:  [2][NHS South Eastern Hampshire CCG request email] 

Fareham and Gosport CCG email:  [3][email address]

 

 

 

 

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FoI Request Ref:  3027

Subject:  Continuing Healthcare for Adults

 

 

Dear Simon Pinnell & Dave Bracher

 

Thank you for your email received 25 May 2017 requesting information
concerning continuing healthcare for adults.

 

Please find attached a separate document containing the response to your
request.

 

Your request for information has been handled in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act (FoI) 2000 and we hope that you find this
response helpful.

 

The information supplied to you continues to be protected by copyright. 
You are free to use it for your own purposes, including for private study
and non-commercial research, and for any other purpose authorised by an
exception in current copyright law.  Documents (except photographs) can
also be used in the UK without requiring permission for the purposes of
news reporting.  Any other re-use, for example, commercial publication,
would require the permission of the copyright holder.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review.  Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your
original enquiry and should be sent to the address below.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision.  Generally, the Information Commissioner's Office cannot make a
decision unless you have already exhausted NHS South Eastern Hampshire and
Fareham & Gosport Clinical Commissioning Groups' review procedure.  The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at:  The Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Wycliffe Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire,
SK6 5AF.

Further information about the Freedom of Information Act can be sourced on
the Information Commissioner's website: [1]http://www.ico.org.uk/

 

If you have any queries about this email, please make contact using the
reference number above in any future communications.

 

Yours faithfully

 

 

Freedom of Information Team

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Fort Southwick

James Callaghan Drive

Fareham

PO17 6AR

 

 

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