The Community Care (Delayed Discharges, etc.) Act 2003

Redbridge Concern for Mental Health made this Freedom of Information request to Redbridge Borough Council

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Redbridge Concern for Mental Health

Dear Redbridge Borough Council,

The Community Care (Delayed Discharges, etc.) Act 2003 requires local authorities to reimburse the NHS Trust for each day an acute patient's discharge is delayed where the sole reason for that delay is the responsibility of social services. For the purposes of the Freedom of Information Request, please could you provide with information 'where the sole reason for that delay is the responsibility of social services' and Delayed Transfer of Care is from an 'acute' setting.

Please could you provide the following information:

1. The total number of Delayed Transfers of Care by patients registered as having dementia (please include all forms of dementia and irrespective of whether it is one of multiple diagnoses or the sole diagnosis)

• 2011/12 Number of Patients registered as having dementia
• 2012/13 Number of Patients registered as having dementia
• 2013/14 Year To Date (YTD)

2. The total number of delayed days by patients registered as having dementia (please include all forms of dementia and irrespective of whether it is one of multiple diagnoses or the sole diagnosis) for the following financial years:

• 2011/12
• 2012/13
• 2013/14 YTD
• Total number of delays

3 The total number of delayed patients registered as having dementia (please include all forms of dementia and irrespective of whether it is one of multiple diagnoses or the sole diagnosis) for the following financial years:

• 2011/12
• 2012/13
• 2013/14 YTD
• Total number of patients

4) The average number of total delayed days for patients registered as having dementia (Please include all forms of dementia and irrespective of whether it is one of multiple diagnoses or the sole diagnosis) for the following financial years:

• 2011/12
• 2012/13
• 2013/14 YTD
• Average number of delays

5) Total amount reimbursed by Social Services to the NHS for Delayed Transfers of Care:

• 2011/12
• 2012/13
• 2013/14 YTD
• Total amount reimbursed

Yours faithfully,

Jon Abrams

Redbridge Concern for Mental Health

Rashpal Bal, Redbridge Borough Council

Dear Jon Abrams,

I acknowledge your request for information received on 20 June 2014.

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Yours sincerely,

 

 

Rashpal Bal

Information, Complaints & Investigations Officer

Adult Social Services and Public Health

 

London Borough of Redbridge

Ley Street House, 497-499 Ley Street, Ilford, Essex IG2 7QX

 

Tel: 020 8708 5777

Email: [4] Rashpal[email address]

Save time, go online: [5]www.redbridge.gov.uk

 

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Rashpal Bal, Redbridge Borough Council

Dear Jon Abrams,

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request Ref: 107484

 

Your request for information has now been considered and the information
requested is detailed below. 

 

1.            The total number of Delayed Transfers of Care by patients
registered as having dementia  (please include all forms of dementia and
irrespective of whether it is one of multiple diagnoses or the sole
diagnosis)

 

•             2011/12 Number of Patients registered as having dementia  =
0

•             2012/13 Number of Patients registered as having dementia  =
0

•             2013/14 Year To Date (YTD) = 0

 

2.            The total number of delayed days by patients registered as
having dementia  (please include all forms of dementia and irrespective of
whether it is one of multiple diagnoses or the sole diagnosis)  for the
following financial years:

 

•             2011/12  = 0

•             2012/13  = 0

•             2013/14 YTD = 0

•             Total number of delays = 0

 

3             The total number of delayed patients registered as having 
dementia  (please include all forms of dementia and irrespective of
whether it is one of multiple diagnoses or the sole diagnosis) for the
following financial years:

 

•             2011/12 = 0

•             2012/13  = 0

•             2013/14 YTD = 0

•             Total number of patients = 0

 

4) The average number of total delayed days  for patients registered as
having  dementia  (Please include all forms of dementia and irrespective
of whether it is one of multiple diagnoses or the sole diagnosis) for the
following financial years:

 

•             2011/12 = 0

•             2012/13  = 0

•             2013/14 YTD = 0

•             Average number of delays = 0

 

5) Total amount reimbursed by Social Services to the NHS for Delayed
Transfers of Care:

 

•             2011/12 = 0

•             2012/13 = 0

•             2013/14 YTD = 0

•             Total amount reimbursed = 0

 

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If you consider the outcome of the London Borough of Redbridge’s
complaints procedure is not satisfactory you also have a right of appeal
to the Information Commissioner at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF 
Telephone:   08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45

[3]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

 

I trust this answers your enquiry.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Rashpal Bal

Information, Complaints & Investigations Officer

Adult Social Services and Public Health

 

London Borough of Redbridge

Ley Street House, 497-499 Ley Street, Ilford, Essex IG2 7QX

 

Tel: 020 8708 5777

Email: [4] Rashpal[email address]

Save time, go online: [5]www.redbridge.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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