Short breaks/respite care provision

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Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project)

Dear Sir or Madam,

1. Please tell me how much funding your local authority received in 2008-09 and in 2009-10 from the Scottish Government towards meeting its policy of providing an additional 10,000 weeks of respite care/short breaks across Scotland by 2011. Please tell me how you’re your local authority will receive in 2010-11 towards meeting this policy.

Please tell me how much of that allocation your local authority spent, is spending and intends to spend on providing additional hours and nights of respite care/short breaks in 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010 -11.

2. Please tell me how much funding your local authority allocated from within existing GAE monies for the purpose of providing hours and nights of respite care/short breaks in 2007–08, 2008-09 and 2009-10 and how much it intends to allocate from within existing GAE monies in 2010-11.

Please tell me how much your local authority spent, is spending and intends to spend from within existing GAE monies for the purpose of providing hours and nights of respite care/short breaks in 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11.

3. Please tell me to which budget head and purpose your local authority allocated the additional monies it received from the Scottish Government towards meeting the policy of providing 10,000 weeks of respite care/short breaks by 2011 in 2008-09 and 2009-10. Please also tell me to which budget head and purpose your local authority intends to allocate its share of the additional funding in 2010-11.

Please tell me how the allocations to each budget head and purpose were actually spent and are being spent in 2008-09 and 2009-10.

4. Please tell me, In relation to your local authority’s commitment to achieving an additional 10,000 weeks of respite care/short breaks provision across Scotland by 2011, how many of these hours and nights have been and are being provided for disabled children and young people in 2008-09 and in 2009-10? Please also tell me how many hours and nights of respite care/short breaks were provided by your local authority for disabled children and young people in 2007-08. Please also tell me how many hours and nights you intend to provide in 2010-11.

5. Please tell me how much money has been and is being spent on providing respite care/short breaks for disabled children and young people in your area in 2007-08, 2008-09 and in 2009-10. Please also tell me what you intend to spend on respite care/short breaks for disabled children and young people in your local authority in 2010-11.

In responding to these requests, please provide supporting information, including information contained within budgets and related papers, council and committee papers and minutes, correspondence between officers or between officers and third parties, meeting papers and any other relevant papers and documents.

If you need clarification in relation to these requests please let me know.

Yours faithfully,

Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project)

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Dear Ms Higgins

Thank you for your information request dated 27 November 2009 (received by
the Council that same day) which has been passed to the Council's Social
Work Division for attention.

The Council will respond to your request within 20 working days following
the date of receipt, but we hope to respond to your request at an earlier
date where possible.

In the meantime, if you have any queries, please ask for me on 01307
476245 or email [2][email address]

Yours sincerely

Brenda Angus

Brenda Angus

Clerical Officer

Law and Administration

Corporate Services Department

Angus Council, Angus House,

Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar, DD8 1AN

Tel: 01307 476234

Fax: 01307 476299

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From: Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project)
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Subject: Freedom of Information request - Short breaks/respite care
provision

Dear Sir or Madam,

1. Please tell me how much funding your local authority received in
2008-09 and in 2009-10 from the Scottish Government towards meeting
its policy of providing an additional 10,000 weeks of respite
care/short breaks across Scotland by 2011. Please tell me how
you're your local authority will receive in 2010-11 towards meeting
this policy.

Please tell me how much of that allocation your local authority
spent, is spending and intends to spend on providing additional
hours and nights of respite care/short breaks in 2008-09, 2009-10
and 2010 -11.

2. Please tell me how much funding your local authority allocated
from within existing GAE monies for the purpose of providing hours
and nights of respite care/short breaks in 2007-08, 2008-09 and
2009-10 and how much it intends to allocate from within existing
GAE monies in 2010-11.

Please tell me how much your local authority spent, is spending and
intends to spend from within existing GAE monies for the purpose of
providing hours and nights of respite care/short breaks in 2007-08,
2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11.

3. Please tell me to which budget head and purpose your local
authority allocated the additional monies it received from the
Scottish Government towards meeting the policy of providing 10,000
weeks of respite care/short breaks by 2011 in 2008-09 and 2009-10.
Please also tell me to which budget head and purpose your local
authority intends to allocate its share of the additional funding
in 2010-11.

Please tell me how the allocations to each budget head and purpose
were actually spent and are being spent in 2008-09 and 2009-10.

4. Please tell me, In relation to your local authority's commitment
to achieving an additional 10,000 weeks of respite care/short
breaks provision across Scotland by 2011, how many of these hours
and nights have been and are being provided for disabled children
and young people in 2008-09 and in 2009-10? Please also tell me how
many hours and nights of respite care/short breaks were provided by
your local authority for disabled children and young people in
2007-08. Please also tell me how many hours and nights you intend
to provide in 2010-11.

5. Please tell me how much money has been and is being spent on
providing respite care/short breaks for disabled children and young
people in your area in 2007-08, 2008-09 and in 2009-10. Please also
tell me what you intend to spend on respite care/short breaks for
disabled children and young people in your local authority in
2010-11.

In responding to these requests, please provide supporting
information, including information contained within budgets and
related papers, council and committee papers and minutes,
correspondence between officers or between officers and third
parties, meeting papers and any other relevant papers and
documents.

If you need clarification in relation to these requests please let
me know.

Yours faithfully,

Kate Higgins (fSDC liaison project)

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Dear Ms Higgins

Please find enclosed freedom of information dated 27 November 2009
regarding short break/respite care provision.

Regards

Rhona

On behalf of Adrian McLaughlin

Rhona Turek

Clerical Assistant

Joint Strategic Support Unit

Community Care Team

St Margaret's House

Orchard Loan

Orchardbank Business Park

Forfar

DD8 1WS

E-mail [email address]

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