Social care support and funding

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Dear South Gloucestershire Council,

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

Marvre Scott, South Gloucestershire Council

 

 

Dear Ms Atkins,

 

Our Reference: FIDP/014204-19.

 

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 13/01/20.

 

In the event that the information you have requested is to be disclosed,
it will be sent to you no later than 10/02/20.  If we cannot respond by
that date then we will write to you again.

 

Kind regards

 

Marvre Scott

Feedback and Information Governance 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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Freedom of information, South Gloucestershire Council

 

 

DearMs Atkins,

 

Further to the email below, I am writing to you in relation to your
Freedom of Information request.

 

Unfortunately it has taken longer than anticipated to gather the requested
information and we require a bit more time to respond to your request,
which was originally due for a response on the 10^th February 2020.

 

I apologise for the delay and appreciate your patience in this regard.

 

We will get our full response to you as soon as possible.

 

Kind regards,

 

Marvre Scott

Feedback and Information Governance 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

 

 

 

 

From: Marvre Scott
Sent: 16 January 2020 14:25
To: '[FOI #633682 email]'
Subject: FOI Request - Social Care Support and Funding

 

 

 

Dear Ms Atkins,

 

Our Reference: FIDP/014204-19.

 

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 13/01/20.

 

In the event that the information you have requested is to be disclosed,
it will be sent to you no later than 10/02/20.  If we cannot respond by
that date then we will write to you again.

 

Kind regards

 

Marvre Scott

Feedback and Information Governance Support Officer

South Gloucestershire Council

Children, Adults & Health

T: 01454 865924

Team email: [3][email address]

Team secure email: [4]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

 

_______________________________________________________________
 
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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