NHS Continuing Healthcare (SIA 2017)

derry felton made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Thanet 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 Brecher

THANET, CCG (NHS THANET CCG), NHS Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group

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Original Message-----
From: derry felton [mailto:[FOI #408672 email]]
Sent: 25 May 2017 13:30
To: THANET, CCG (NHS THANET CCG)
Subject: Freedom of Information request - NHS Continuing Healthcare (SIA 2017)

Dear NHS Thanet 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 Brecher

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Foi (NHS NORTH AND EAST LONDON COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Mr Bracher,

I am writing to formally acknowledge your request for information regarding ‘CHC and care packages’ which will be processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm your request was received on 25 May 2017 by NEL Commissioning Support Unit (NEL CSU) on behalf of NHS Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The reference for your request is FOI.17.THA039.

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

Occasionally, a Freedom of Information request may incur a fee or charge. In the event that this is applicable to your request, we will contact you with a fees notice. Your request will then be placed on hold until this is received.

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

Kind regards,

Mary

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Foi (NHS NORTH AND EAST LONDON COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT), NHS Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr Bracher,

 

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 Thanet CCG                        FOI.17.THA039

 

Kind regards

 

Jade

 

Jade Richards
FOI Officer
NEL Commissioning Support Unit
[1][email address]

 

Kent House, 4^th Floor
Station Road, Ashford, TN23 1PJ

 

 

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