Resource Allocation Systems for Adult Social Care

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Dear Bury Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please treat the following as a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

1) Do you use a Resource Allocation System (RAS) to determine individual’s funding for adult social care?
2) If you don’t use a RAS do you use an alternative system? What is that system? Please provide any policies or guidelines that describe this system.
3) Please provide any policies, guidelines or any documents which describe the process for making funding decisions based on the RAS or alternative system.
4) For either a RAS or alternative system have you had to adapt the system/process for different client groups, scenarios/circumstances or for any other reason? Please provide any policies or guidelines which describe these adaptations.

Yours faithfully,

Carl Cross

Customer Contact Team, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

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Adult Services Freedom Of Information, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Carl

           

 

Request for Information - Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) –
REF3282880

 

I write further to your e-mail received by the Council on 3 October 2019
where you made the following request for information.

 

The Council’s response to your request is as follows;

 

1) Do you use a Resource Allocation System (RAS) to determine individual's
funding for adult social care?
2) If you don't use a RAS do you use an alternative system? What is that
system? Please provide any policies or guidelines that describe this
system.
3) Please provide any policies, guidelines or any documents which describe
the process for making funding decisions based on the RAS or alternative
system.
4) For either a RAS or alternative system have you had to adapt the
system/process for different client groups, scenarios/circumstances or for
any other reason? Please provide any policies or guidelines which describe
these adaptations.

1)Yes

2)N/A

3)

4) The RAS provides an Indicative budget for each case assessed on its own
merit.

 

Please note: The supply of information in response to a Freedom of
Information request does not confer an automatic right to re-use the
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For transparency purposes, it is now the Council's policy to advise on the
costs of dealing with each Freedom of Information request.  Please note
that to deal with this request it has cost the Council £25.

 

Should you have any queries regarding this, please contact me on 0161 253
7179.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

M Pridgeon

 

Michelle Pridgeon

Deputy Manager – Personal Budgets

Personalisation & Support Business Team

 

Freedom of Information

Communities and Wellbeing

 

Bury Council, Department for Communities and Wellbeing

Performance and Intelligence

First Floor, 3 Knowsley Place, Duke Street, Bury, BL9 0EJ

 

Email:          [3][email address]

 

 

 

From: [email address]
[mailto:[email address]]
Sent: 03 October 2019 16:53
To: Adult Services Freedom Of Information <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information Request Communities and Well Being

 

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Call details (Crm number): 3282880 Recorded: 03/10/2019 16:53:07

Name/Business: Carl Cross
Address: 

Contact Number: , Mobile Phone: 

Email Address: [FOI #609059 email]

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Freedom of Information Request for Communities & Wellbeing

Teams selected: Adult Care Services
Dear Bury Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please treat the following as a request under the Freedom of Information
Act.

1) Do you use a Resource Allocation System (RAS) to determine individual's
funding for adult social care?
2) If you don't use a RAS do you use an alternative system? What is that
system? Please provide any policies or guidelines that describe this
system.
3) Please provide any policies, guidelines or any documents which describe
the process for making funding decisions based on the RAS or alternative
system.
4) For either a RAS or alternative system have you had to adapt the
system/process for different client groups, scenarios/circumstances or for
any other reason? Please provide any policies or guidelines which describe
these adaptations.

Yours faithfully,

Carl Cross

The request has been sent to the following departments: Communities and
Well Being

If you have any further questions about this issue please ring 5353, or
Email [5][Bury Council request email] quoting the CRM reference
number. 

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Yours faithfully
Customer Contact Team
Bury Council

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