OT Assessment Waiting List Figures

Nikki Thompson made this Freedom of Information request to Aberdeen City Council as part of a batch sent to 346 authorities

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Aberdeen City Council did not have the information requested.

Nikki Thompson

Dear FOI team,

Please provide the following information in an email format:

1. The current length of the OT waiting list. Please include:
The total number of cases
The approximate wait in months for an OT assessment.
Adult and paediatric figures.
A breakdown of case category numbers i.e. DFG, Moving & Handling

2. If you have used an external independent occupational therapy organisation in the last 12 months (1st May 2018 -30th April 2019) and if so:
Their name
The number of cases outsourced and a cost paid per assessment (on average if easier)
The total value spent with them during this timeframe
If the work was tendered
If the supplier is under a contract what is the end contract date.

3. If there are any current vacant posts in the OT team and the total unspent salary value of these posts for the past 12 months (1st May 2018 - 30th April 2019)

4. The name, email and contact number of the person responsible for commissioning independent OT assessments on behalf of the Council.

Yours faithfully,

Nikki Thompson

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Ms Thompson,

 

Thank you for your information request of 2 May 2019. Aberdeen City
Council (ACC) has completed the necessary search for the information
requested. Our response is now detailed below.

 

Please provide the following information in an email format:

 

1. The current length of the OT waiting list.  Please include:

The total number of cases

The approximate wait in months for an OT assessment.

Adult and paediatric figures.

A breakdown of case category numbers i.e. DFG, Moving & Handling

 

2. If you have used an external independent occupational therapy
organisation in the last 12 months (1st May 2018 -30th April 2019) and if
so:

Their name

The number of cases outsourced and a cost paid per assessment (on average
if easier) The total value spent with them during this timeframe If the
work was tendered If the supplier is under a contract what is the end
contract date.

 

3. If there are any current vacant posts in the OT team and the total
unspent salary value of these posts for the past 12 months (1st May 2018 -
30th April 2019)

 

4. The name, email and contact number of the person responsible for
commissioning independent OT assessments on behalf of the Council.

 

Occupational Therapy is undertaken by Bon Accord Care, an arms-length
organisation and separate body under FOI from Aberdeen City Council.

 

Bon Accord Care’s contact details are below:

 

Bon Accord Care

1st Floor, Inspire Building

Beach Boulevard

Aberdeen

AB24 5HP

T: 01224 570400

F: 01224 211050

E: [1][email address]

 

ACC is unable to provide you with information on OT assessments as it is
not held by ACC.  In order to comply with its obligations under the terms
of Section 17 of the FOISA, ACC hereby gives notice that this information
is not held by it. 

 

INFORMATION ABOUT THE HANDLING OF YOUR REQUEST

 

ACC handled your request for information in accordance with the provisions
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We hope this helps with your request.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Access to Information Team

 

 

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