FOI Request Non-Payment of Social Care Charges

Request 101001576293

1. In your local authority, on the latest date for which figures were available, how many people paid charges for social care, including those who pay for:
- home care
- day care
- community alarms
- other non-residential community care services?
(please give separate figures for each category)

2. How people are currently in arrears of payment of their social care charges?

3. How many people currently have debt management procedures commenced against them by your authority for non payment of social care charges?

4. How many people have been taken to court to enforce non payment of social care changes in 2016/17 and 2015/16?

Response 24-08-2017

1. In your local authority, on the latest date for which figures were available, how many people paid charges for social care, including those who pay for:

- home care – see below

- day care – see below

- community alarms - 1366

- other non-residential community care services? 146 SERVICE USERS CHARGED FOR MEALS ON WHEELS

(please give separate figures for each category)    210 SERVICE USERS CHARGED FOR ANNUAL STARILIFT MAINTENANCE

Note: We have1012 service users who were charged for social care which included home care, respite and day care - However following the implementation of SDS it is not possible to split their personal budgets into payments for a specific service. The service user pays towards their personal budget. 

2. 395

3. 131

4. None

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