Dear South Gloucestershire Council,

I am interested in social care and personal health budgets in the local authority, under the FOI act, could you please provide me with a response to the attached document
Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions,

Social Care Financial Review
1. Has the council undertaken any financial reviews to identify erroneous payments with regards to social care funding allocation or payments in the last five financial-years (2012/13 – 2017/18)?
a. If so, please state who conducted this review?
b. What was the period covered in the review?
c. Description of the review which was conducted?
d. What was the value of the erroneous payments identified?
e. Of which, how much was recovered?
f. How much did the third-party charge for the review?

Personal Health Budgets
1. Please provide the Councils spend on social care personal health budgets (PHBs) for
a. 2016/17
b. 2017/18

2. Please provide the number of patients the Council has on social care PHBs for
a. 2016/17
b. 2017/18

3. Does the council have any targets associated to the expansion of patients receiving a PHB?
a. If so, please provide detail of the targets (please include if applicable, detail of the proportion increase or target number and the year set to achieve)

4. Does the council use any third-party system to process the PHB payments?
a. If yes, please state the third-party system
b. Contract start date
c. Contract end date
d. Annual cost to the council for this system in 17/18?

5. Do patients receiving a PHB have to evidence their spending?
a. If yes, please provide detail on this process

Social Care Spend and Patient Numbers
6. Please provide the number of organisations which provide social care services to the council by setting type in 2016/17 and 2017/18
a. Nursing home
b. Residential care homes
c. Domiciliary care providers
d. Supported accommodation

7. Please provide the associated costs to the Council for these services, by setting type in 2016/17 and 2017/18
a. Nursing home
b. Residential care homes
c. Domiciliary care providers
d. Supported accommodation

8. Please provide the number of patients receiving social care support for 2016/17 and 2017/18 split by the following types of care:
a. Physical support
b. Sensory support
c. Support with memory and cognition
d. Learning disability support
e. Mental health support
f. total

Many thanks for the time taken on this request,

Yours faithfully,

Amy Hutchinson

Freedom of information, South Gloucestershire Council

 

 

Dear Ms Hutchinson,

 

Our Reference: FIDP/012069-18.

 

Thank you for your recent request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act.  Your request is being considered in accordance with the
Act.

 

The 20 day period for considering your request commenced on 27/11/18.

 

In the event that the information you have requested is to be disclosed,
it will be sent to you no later than 28/12/18.  If we cannot respond by
that date then we will write to you again.

 

Kind regards

 

Marvre Scott

Complaints & FOI Support Officer

South Gloucestershire Council

Children, Adults & Health

T: 01454 865924

Team email: [1][email address]

Team secure email: [2]Complaints&[email address]

 

Postal address: PO Box 1955, Children, Adults and Health, Complaints &
FOI, South Gloucestershire Council, Civic Centre, Kingswood, Bristol, BS37
0DE

 

Office location: South Gloucestershire Council, Badminton Road, Yate, BS37
5AF

 

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South Gloucestershire Council    Achieving excellence for our residents
and their communities, ensuring South Gloucestershire continues to be a
great place to live and work

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Freedom of information, South Gloucestershire Council

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Dear Ms Hutchinson

 

Please find attached response to your FOI request.

 

With kind regards

Alison

 

 

Alison Parker

Customer Information & Feedback Manager

South Gloucestershire Council

Children, Adults & Health

T: 01454 865924

Team email: [1][email address]

 

Postal Address: South Gloucestershire Council, PO Box 1955, Customer
Information & Feedback, Department for Children, Adults and Health, Civic
Centre, High Street, Bristol, BS37 0DE

 

Office base: Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5AF

 

 

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