FOI Request Social Care Assessments for Older People

Request 101001574600

• What is the average length of time between a referral being received and a social care assessment being completed  for older  people aged 65 and over  a) in hospitals awaiting discharge and b)  living in the community in each of the following years:

a) 2012/13
b) 2013/14
c) 2014/15
d) 2015/16
e) 2016/17
f) 2017/18 to 01/08/17

• How many older people aged 65 and over in hospitals  awaiting discharge waited more than 72 hours for a social care assessment to be completed, breaking the government’s deadline,  in each of the following years:

a) 2015/16
b) 2016/17
c) 2017/18 to 01/08/2017

Please also express this as a percentage of all older people receiving assessments

• What are the five longest waits by older people aged 65 and over for a social care assessment once they’ve been referred to the council, and why, for the period 1st January 2016 – 1 August 2017?

• What is the average length of time between  the completion of a social care assessment for older people aged 65 and over and the implementation of a care package  for each of the following years:
A. 2012/13
B. 2013/14
C. 2014/15
D. 2015/16
E.  2016/17
F.  2017/18 to 01/08/2017

• What are the five longest waits by older people aged 65 and over from the time their social care assessment was completed and a care package was put in place, and why, from 1st January 2016 and 1 August 2017?

• What is the total number of social care assessments for older people aged 65 and over that were completed by your local authority in each of the following years:
A. 2012/13
B. 2013/14
C. 2014/15
D. 2015/16
E.  2016/17
F.  2017/18 to 01/08/2017

Response 28-08-2017

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