Dear Haringey Borough Council,

I would be grateful for the following information:

1. How much money have you spent on implementing a pre-payment card system for social care service users over the last five years?
2. How much money have you spent on other consultancy support to manage social care budgets over the last five years?
3. Have you raised council tax to pay for social care costs?
4. Do you have a Social Care Charging policy? If so, pleased attach it.
5. Please attach a copy of your Direct Payments Agreement.

Yours faithfully,

Rachel O'Brien
Inclusion London

Haringey Borough Council

Dear Ms O'Brien

 

Freedom of Information / Environmental Information Regulations Request:
LBH/9498020  - Social Care Policies

 

I acknowledge your request for information received on 15 January 2020.

 

This information request will be dealt with in accordance with the Freedom
of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations and we
will send the response by 12 February 2020

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Corporate Feedback Team

 

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Dear Ms O'Brien

 

Freedom of Information Act Request ref: LBH/9498020

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 15^th January 2020,
in which you asked for the following information and to which I have
responded as follows:

 

 1. How much money have you spent on implementing a pre-payment card
system for social care service users over the last five years?  For users
of adult social care, costs associated with the pre-payment card scheme
from 31^st July 2015 to date are £6,639.42.

 

2. How much money have you spent on other consultancy support to manage
social care budgets over the last five years?  We do not hold information
on how much money we have spent specifically on “other consultancy support
to manage social care budgets”.

 

3. Have you raised council tax to pay for social care costs?  As part of
the Council Tax legislation for 2017/18, central government announced that
local authorities could charge 6% in adult social care precept over three
financial years (2017/18 -2019/20) without having to call a referendum.
Haringey Council opted to charge 3% precept for adult social care in
2017/18 and another 3% precept for adult social care in 2018/19.

 

For details please refer to
[1]https://www.haringey.gov.uk/sites/haring...

 

4. Do you have a Social Care Charging policy? If so, pleased attach it.
 Please see attached.

 

5. Please attach a copy of your Direct Payments Agreement. Please see
attached.

 

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us to conduct an Internal Review. If so, please contact the [2]Corporate
Feedback Team.  (Please note you should do so within two months of this
response.)

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Charlotte

 

 

 

 

Charlotte Pomery

Assistant Director Commissioning
Haringey Council

River Park House

London N22 8HQ

 

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M: 07815 945239

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