FOI Request - Learning Disabilities

Request 101001223424

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information regarding residential care and supported living for adults (aged 18-65) with learning disabilities.    

Where possible, please kindly include responses on the attached spreadsheet.
1. Please could you supply the name, email address and telephone number of the commissioner with responsibility for learning disabilities placements in residential care.
2. Please provide the total number of adults with learning disabilities funded by the Local Authority in residential care. Please supply this information as a snapshot at the end of the year for the financial years 2013/14 to 2015/16, and where possible, the most up to date snapshot available for 2016/17.
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. Please supply this information as a snapshot at the end of the year for the financial years 2013/14 to 2015/16, and where possible, the most up to date snapshot available for 2016/17.
4. Please provide the number of adults with learning disabilities who transitioned from children’s learning disabilities services into adult residential care services. Please supply the total number that transitioned in each of the financial years 2013/14 to 2015/16, and where possible, the number that have transitioned to date in 2016/17.
5. Please provide the number of adults with learning disabilities who transitioned from children’s learning disabilities services into adult supported living services. Please supply the total number that transitioned in each of the financial years 2013/14 to 2015/16, and where possible, the number that have transitioned to date in 2016/17.
6. Please provide the number of adults with learning disabilities who ‘stepped down’ from specialist inpatient hospital placements into adult residential care services. Please supply the total number that transitioned in each of the financial years 2013/14 to 2015/16, and where possible, the number that have transitioned to date in 2016/17.
7. Please provide the number of adults with learning disabilities who ‘stepped down’ from specialist inpatient hospital placements into adult supported living services. Please supply the total number that transitioned in each of the financial years 2013/14 to 2015/16, and where possible, the number that have transitioned to date in 2016/17.
8. Please provide the local authority’s total expenditure on residential care for adults with learning disabilities for each of the financial years 2013/14 to 2015/16, and where possible, budgeted expenditure for 2016/17. If expenditure for 2015/16 is not yet available, please provide projected expenditure.

Response 12-07-2016

The information requested can be found here.

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