FOI Request - Unmet Social Care May 2016
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).
(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