Dear Carmarthenshire Council,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please send me for the year 2015/16:

1. The total cost of day services for the following:

a. Internal provision for Adults with Mental Health Conditions
b. Internal provision for Adults with a Learning Disability
c. Independent provider provision for Adults with Mental Health Conditions
d. Independent provider provision for Adults with a Learning Disability

2. Average unit cost* for

a. Internal provision for Adults with Mental Health Conditions
b. Internal provision for Adults with a Learning Disability
c. Independent provider provision for Adults with Mental Health Conditions
d. Independent provider provision for Adults with a Learning Disability

* I understand that unit costs vary significantly by provision but an average unit cost would help me in my research.

I would like the above information to be provided to me as a Microsoft Excl File or PDF.

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you.
Yours faithfully

Owen Davies

FOIA, Carmarthenshire Council

Dear Mr Davies,

Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 13th March, 2017 and is being dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

We are therefore required to provide a response within 20 working days, which will be on or before 10th April, 2017.

If we require clarification we will also contact you as soon as we can – please note that the timescale for response specified above may be subject to change if this is the case.

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any queries, remembering to quote the reference number above in any communications.

Yours sincerely

John Tillman
Swyddog Gwybodaeth a Diogelu Data
Tîm Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth a Chwynion
Adran y Prif Weithredwr
Cyngor Sir Gaerfyrddin

Information & Data Protection Officer
Information Governance & Complaints Team
Chief Executive's Department
Carmarthenshire County Council

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Dear Mr Tillman,

Thank you for your prompt response.

Could I just add a point of clarification on question 2. I would like the average unit cost of day services for those business areas.

Yours sincerely,

Owen Davies

FOIA, Carmarthenshire Council

 
Dear Mr Davies,
 
I refer to your request for information, which was received on 13^th
March, 2017 and has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act
2000.
 
The specific information you requested was as follows:
 
1. The total cost of day services for the following:
 
a. Internal provision for Adults with Mental Health Conditions b. Internal
provision for Adults with a Learning Disability c. Independent provider
provision for Adults with Mental Health Conditions d. Independent provider
provision for Adults with a Learning Disability
 
2. Average unit cost* for
 
a. Internal provision for Adults with Mental Health Conditions b. Internal
provision for Adults with a Learning Disability c. Independent provider
provision for Adults with Mental Health Conditions d. Independent provider
provision for Adults with a Learning Disability
 
* I understand that unit costs vary significantly by provision but an
average unit cost would help me in my research.
 
In response, please find attached the relevant information held by the
Council.
 
The total cost of day services for the following:
 

a. Internal b. Internal  d. Independent
provision for provision for c. Independent provider provider provision
Adults with Adults with a provision for Adults with for Adults with a
Mental Health Learning Mental Health Conditions Learning
Conditions Disability Disability
230,324.12 5,390,054.63 626,852.54 1,809,758.70

 
Average unit cost* of day services for
 

LD internal 101 per day
MH internal 45 per day
LD External 40 per day
MH External 89 per day

 
Yours sincerely
 
John Tillman
Swyddog Gwybodaeth a Diogelu Data
Tîm Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth a Chwynion
Adran y Prif Weithredwr
Cyngor Sir Gaerfyrddin
 
Information & Data Protection Officer
Information Governance & Complaints Team
Chief Executive's Department
Carmarthenshire County Council
 
Mewnol/Internal: 4127
Allanol/External: 01267 224127
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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