Freedom of information response

Detoxification beds

Publication date: 
Thursday 16 July 2020
Request: 
  1. How many inpatient alcohol and substance detoxification beds have been commissioned by Thurrock Council? Please provide a monthly analysis of the availability of these beds and which organisations were commissioned to provide them.
  2. How many inpatient alcohol and substance detoxification beds have been commissioned in conjunction with another Local Authority for shared use? Please provide the names of each Local Authority that the beds are commissioned in conjunction with as to provide a true reflection of the number of beds available in Thurrock Council
  3. Please also provide the budgeted spend per year and actual spend per year on these facilities and the total number of individuals treated using these facilities during each of the above financial years.
Response: 
  1.  
  • 2013/14: We do not hold information for this year.
  • 2014/15: 8 clients received treatment totalling £27,971.71. Budget was £120,000.00.  Organisations were spot purchased: TTP; Greig House; and Trevi.
  • 2015/16: 16 clients received treatment totalling £67,218.02.  Budget was £60,125.00. Organisations were from our approved providers’ list: ANA; Broadreach House; Longreach; Closereach; Greig House; and RAPt.
  • 2016/17: 9 clients received treatment totalling £41,376.55.  Budget was £100,000. Organisations were from our approved providers’ list: ANA; Broadreach; and Passmores House.
  • 2017/18: Fewer than 5 (see below) Tier 4 residential treatment was incorporated into the block contract for the adult treatment service.  Please contact the Provider: Midland Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. We retained a risk-share for residential treatment of £10,000, which was not utilised.
  • 2018/19: Fewer than 5 (see below) Total was £9,120.00 under our risk-share agreement.  ANA was spot purchased.
  • 2019/20: Fewer than 5 (see below)
  • 2020/21 (to date): Fewer than 5 (see below)
  1. None
  2. None

We are unable to provide an exact number for question A above as:

  • There is a low number involved.
  • The release of this information could identify individuals which would constitute their personal data under the Data Protection Act
  • There is no prior expectation on the part of these individuals that their personal information would be published in the wider public domain under the FOI Act
  • Personal data of any other person is exempt under section 40 (2) of the Data Protection Act.

However in the interests of transparency we are able to provide this information to you categorised as fewer than 5 to give you an indication of the figures

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Request reference:
FOI 10058