Freedom of information response

learning disabilities funded by the local authority

Publication date: 
Tuesday 6 November 2018
Request: 

I would like to request the following information regarding supported living services for adults with learning disabilities (LD) Please provide answers on the attached and accompanying spreadsheet.

1. Please provide the total number of individuals aged 18-65 with learning disabilities funded by the local authority in supported living

a. Please provide the number of individuals aged 18-65 with learning disabilities supported with fees of £749 a week or less

b. Please provide the number of individuals aged 18-65 with learning disabilities supported with fees of between £750 and £899 a week

c. Please provide the number of individuals aged 18-65 with learning disabilities supported with fees of between £900 and £1,299 a week

d. Please provide the number of individuals aged 18-65 with learning disabilities supported with fees of between £1,300 and £1,499 a week

e. Please provide the number of individuals aged 18-65 with learning disabilities supported with fees over £1,500 a week

 

2. Please provide a list of the learning disabilities care providers of supported living services used by the local authority. To clarify, this does not include sole providers of accommodation, such as housing associations; only registered providers of social care.

a. Please provide the number of service users aged 18-65 with learning disabilities cared for by each of these providers, from the latest month where data is available. If data is not available on a monthly basis, please provide for financial year 2017/18

b. Please provide expenditure with each of these providers related to service users aged 18-65 with learning disabilities, for the latest month where data is available. If data is not available on a monthly basis, please provide expenditure for financial year 2017/18

Response: 

Please see attached document Appendix A.  Please note with regards to Question 2 b, this information is available via the following web link: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/what-we-spend/payments-to-suppliers

You are free to use any information supplied to you for your own use, including non-commercial research purposes.  However, any other type of re-use, for example, by publishing the information or issuing copies to the public will require the permission of the copyright owner.

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Request reference:
FOI 8436