Social care support and funding

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Dear Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I kindly request the following information on social care support (as set out in Section 8 of the Care Act 2014) and funding for the purposes of social care support for working age adults with a learning disability in your local authority area.
Where questions refer to ‘learning disability’, please include individuals with ‘learning disability’ as their primary support reason.

1. How many working-age adults (aged 18-64) with a learning disability had the care and support hours allocated in their care package reduced in:
a. 2018/19
b. 2017/18
c. 2016/17
d. 2015/16
e. 2014/15
Please include in your answers both those who are part and fully local authority funded. Please include in your answer care and support hour reductions where the reduction relates to a reduction in the care worker ratio (e.g. where 1:1 hours have been changed to shared hours). Please exclude those who stopped receiving a package for the reason ‘deceased’.

2. How many working-age adults (aged 18-64) with a learning disability had the monetary value of their care package reduced in:
a. 2018/19
b. 2017/18
c. 2016/17
d. 2015/16
e. 2014/15
Please include in your answers both those who are part and fully local authority funded. Please exclude those who stopped receiving a package for the reason ‘deceased’.

3. How many working age adults (aged 18-64) had the care and support hours allocated in their care package reduced in:
a. 2018/19
b. 2017/18
c. 2016/17
d. 2015/16
e. 2014/15
Please include in your answers both those who are part and fully local authority funded. Please include in your answer care and support hour reductions where the reduction relates to a reduction in the care worker ratio (e.g. where 1:1 hours have been changed to shared hours). Please exclude those who stopped receiving a package for the reason ‘deceased’.

4. How many working-age adults (aged 18-64) had the monetary value of their care package reduced in:
a. 2018/19
b. 2017/18
c. 2016/17
d. 2015/16
e. 2014/15
Please include in your answers both those who are part and fully local authority funded. Please exclude those who stopped receiving a package for the reason ‘deceased’.

5. How many complaints about adult social care for people with a learning disability has the council received in the following years?
a. 2018/19
b. 2017/18
c. 2016/17
d. 2015/16
e. 2014/15

6. How many complaints about adult social care has the council received in the following years?
a. 2018/19
b. 2017/18
c. 2016/17
d. 2015/16
e. 2014/15

7. Has the council made any cuts to the funding of social care services for adults with a learning disability in the following years? If so, for each year please tell us the how much funding has been cut by.
a. 2018/19
b. 2017/18
c. 2016/17
d. 2015/16
e. 2014/15

8. How many safeguarding concerns has the council received in the following years about adults with a learning disability?
a. 2018/19
b. 2017/18
c. 2016/17
d. 2015/16
e. 2014/15

9. How many safeguarding enquiries (including, but not limited to, Section 42 enquiries) has the council received in the following years about adults with a learning disability?
a. 2018/19
b. 2017/18
c. 2016/17
d. 2015/16
e. 2014/15

Yours faithfully,

Juliet Atkins

FOI Requests (Optalis),

Dear Juliet Atkins,

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your information request received
by us on 13/01/2020.  This is allocated to FOI 0082.

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 allows for 20 working days to process
requests for information, counting the first working day after the request
is received as the first day. This period expires on 10/02/2020.

Kind regards,

Information Governance Team
Trinity Court
Molly Millars Lane
Wokingham, RG41 2PY
 
Email: [email address]
Web: www.optalis.org

Optalis provides adult social care on behalf of the Royal Borough of
Windsor and Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council
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FOI Requests (Optalis),

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Dear Juliet Atkins,

 

Further to your request for information please find attached the responses
to questions: 1,2,3,4,8 and 9.

 

The response to rest of the request is below:

 

5. How many complaints about adult social care for people with a learning
disability has the council received in the following years?
a. 2018/19       1
b. 2017/18       1
c. 2016/17       3
d. 2015/16       3
e. 2014/15       2

6. How many complaints about adult social care has the council received in
the following years?
a. 2018/19       19
b. 2017/18       33
c. 2016/17       37
d. 2015/16       44
e. 2014/15       21

 

7. Has the council made any cuts to the funding of social care services
for adults with a learning disability in the following years? If so, for
each year please tell us the how much funding has been cut by.

 

The level of funding for Learning Disability services, the Learning
Disability budgets back to 16/17 are included in the budgets reports on
the Council website:

[1]https://www3.rbwm.gov.uk/downloads/downl...

 

For earlier years similar information is attached for:

15/16  Budget book

 

14-15 Budget report-Adults Extract

 

 Kind regards,

 

Information Governance Team

 

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Trinity Court

Molly Millars Lane

Wokingham, RG41 2PY

 

Email: [3][email address]

[4]Web: [5]www.optalis.org

 

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Optalis provides adult social care on behalf of the Royal Borough of
Windsor and Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council

This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended
solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are
addressed. 

If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager.
Please note that any views or opinions presented in this email are solely
those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the
company. Finally, the recipient should check this email and any
attachments for the presence of viruses. The company accepts no liability
for any damage caused by any virus transmitted by this email. Optalis
Limited. Registered in England No 7630156.  Registered Office: Trinity
Court, Molly Millars Lane, Wokingham, RG41 2PY

 

 

 

 

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