FOI Request - Unmet Social Care May 2016

Request 101001204388

I write under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act to request the following information:

(a) The total number of hours of social care that went unmet the week beginning 2 May 2016 (i.e. hours that had been approved but went unmet between 2 and 8 May).

(b) The number of people awaiting the start of an initial package of social care on 2 May 2016 (i.e. excluding increases to existing packages).

(c) The single longest number of days an individual had been waiting for the commencement of an initial social care package on 2 May 2016.

(d) The number of people who died awaiting the start of an initial package of social care in (i) 2015 and (ii) 2016 so far.

All requests (a) - (d) relate to all social care, irrespective of the age of client (adult or child) or place of delivery (home or elsewhere).

Response 22-06-2016

(a)  442.5 hours

(b) and (c)  This information is not held and is therefore exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

(d) (i) 2015 – 15
     (ii) 2016 so far – 6

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