NHS Continuing Healthcare (SIA 2017)

Dave Bracher 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 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

FOIRequests (NHS BASSETLAW CCG), Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group

Dear Dave

 

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Thank you for your recent request for information.  This request was
received by NHS Bassetlaw CCG on the 24th May 2017; we will respond to you
no later than the 22nd June 2017 (20 working days).

 

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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FOIRequests (NHS BASSETLAW CCG), Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Dave

 

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Thank you for your recent 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? As you broken this response down in Q2, we assume you are
classifying “NHS Continuing Healthcare” as those groups in Q2 and thus the
total of these areas of spend is 965

 

2.            How many adults in your CCG currently receive each of the
following: (By currently, we are using our Cumulative 2016/17 Q4 Funded
Care Return)

a)            Fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care? 498

b)            Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare
packages of care? 175

c)            NHS funded nursing care? 292

d)            “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages care?
Included in the above figures, but not separately analysed.

 

3.            What was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for
adults in your CCG in 2015-16? (from the 15/16 Q4 Funded Care Return,
across the categories in Q2) £9,306,443

 

4.            What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing
Healthcare for adults by your CCG in 2015-16? (equivalent value to Q3)
£9,488,663

 

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?
£3,989,045

b)            Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare
packages of care? £4,286,828

c)            NHS funded nursing care? £1,212,790

d)            “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
Included in above.

 

6.            What was the total NHS Continuing Healthcare budget for
adults in your CCG in 2016-17? £8,520,869

 

7.            What was the actual amount spent on NHS Continuing
Healthcare for adults by your CCG in 2016-17? £9,645,393

 

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?
£4,244,165

b)            Joint funded Local Authority / NHS Continuing Healthcare
packages of care? £3,744,442

c)            NHS funded nursing care? £1,656,786

d)            “Care at Home” NHS Continuing Healthcare packages of care?
Included in above.

 

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?

17/18 £9,279,510 [CCG use only – OB 1^st cut checks 17-18 – Master v1.6.2
– 2^nd upload + delegated/Statements, excluding Children’s CC]

18/19 £9,550,690

19/10 We have not currently developed detailed financial plans for 19/20

 

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. N/A

 

I trust this fulfils your requirements.

 

Regards

 

Sarah

 

Sarah Beard

Assurance & Engagement Officer

NHS Bassetlaw CCG

Retford Hospital

North Road

DN22 7XF

 

01777 863308

[1]www.bassetlawccg.nhs.uk

 

[2]employer_small email

 

 

 

 

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