Freedom of information response

Adult learning disability services

Publication date: 
Monday 11 November 2019
Request: 

1.     Please could you supply the name, email address and telephone number of the commissioner with responsibility for learning disabilities placements?

For questions 2 to 6, please supply this information as a snapshot at the end of the year for the financial years 2017/18 to 2018/19, and where possible, the most up to date snapshot available for 2019/20.

2.     Please provide the total number of adults with learning disabilities funded by the Local Authority in residential care.

3.     Of the total number of adults with learning disabilities funded by the Local Authority in residential care (q.2) please provide the number that are in ‘in area’ placements and the number that are in ‘out of area’ placements.

4.     Please provide the total number of adults with learning disabilities funded by the Local Authority in supported living.

5.     Please provide the number of adults with learning disabilities who transitioned from children’s learning disabilities services into adult’s services - in total, into adult residential care services only, and into adult supported living services only.

6.     Please provide the number of adults with learning disabilities who ‘stepped down’ from specialist inpatient hospital placements into adult residential care and supported living services.

7.     Please provide the local authority’s total expenditure on residential care and supported living for adults with learning disabilities for each of the financial years 2017/18 to 2018/19, and where possible, budgeted expenditure for 2019/20. If expenditure for 2019/20 is not yet available, please provide projected expenditure.

8.     Please provide the highest, lowest, and average weekly rate paid by the Local Authority for residential care placements for adults with a learning disability for each of the financial years 2017/18 to 2018/19. If the Local Authority has weekly rate bands, please also provide these.

9.     Please provide the highest, lowest, and average hourly rate paid by the Local Authority for supported living placements for adults with a learning disability for each of the financial years 2017/18 to 2018/19. If the Local Authority has hourly rate bands, please also provide these.

Response: 

1. Personal data of any other person (third party data) is exempt under section 40(2) if disclosure would breach of the data protection principles. This aspect of Section 40 is an Absolute Exemption and is therefore not subject to the Public Interest Test.

6. ease provide the number of adults with learning disabilities who ‘stepped down’ from specialist inpatient hospital placements into adult residential care and supported living services.

Complex Care – 5

PFA -2  

Please see attached document Appendix

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Request reference:
FOI 9500