NHS Continuing Healthcare (SIA 2017)

Dave Bracher made this Freedom of Information request to NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear NHS Greater Huddersfield 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 ghccg, NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group

Ref: 040FOI17.18

Dear Mr Bracher

Thank you for your application for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 received on 25 May 2017.

We are looking into your request and will respond to you within the 20 working day deadline. The response due date for your request is 23 June 2017.

Under the Freedom of Information Act your request may be subject to one or more exemptions which the CCG is entitled to apply in order to refuse your request, either wholly or in part. In some circumstances, once the information has been identified, the CCG may also levy a fee for processing and delivering the information to you. In such circumstances we will notify you as soon as possible of exemptions which may apply or any fees to be charged.

Please note that if we are having any difficulties retrieving the information you have requested we will let you know.

If you require any further assistance with handling this request, then please do not hesitate to contact us quoting the Freedom of Information Request Reference shown above, email: [NHS Greater Huddersfield CCG request email].

Yours faithfully

FOI Team

 
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foi ghccg, NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group

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Dear Mr Bracher,
Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request.

Kind regards
The FOI Team

 
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