FOI Request - Self Directed Support - In Practice

Request 101000323523

I am interested in how self-directed support (SDS) is impacting on the lives of people with learning disabilities and more specifically, how SDS is being practiced at local authority level in Scotland.

1. How many people under each specific community care group are receiving social care services?
• Dementia
• Mental Health Problems
• Learning Disability
• Physical Disability
• Addiction
• Palliative care
• Carer’s
• Problems arising from infirmity due to age
• Other vulnerable groups
• Not Known

2.How many people under each specific community care group are receiving SDS?
• Dementia
• Mental Health Problems
• Learning Disability
• Physical Disability
• Addiction
• Palliative care
• Carer’s
• Problems arising from infirmity due to age
• Other vulnerable groups
• Not Known

3. Within each specific community care group how many are receiving each option?
• Option 1 - direct payment
• Option 2 - the person directs the available support
• Option 3 - the local authority arranges the support
• Option 4 - a mix of the above.

4. How many people within each community care group have been assessed for SDS?
• In the last 6 months
• In the last year

5. How many people within each community care group have been awarded SDS?
• In the last 6 months
• In the last year

6. Within each community care group how many are classed under each eligibility criteria category?
• Critical
• Substantial
• Moderate
• Low Risk
• Not Available

7. Can you also provide me with demographic information within each specific community care group:
• Gender: Male, Female
• Ethnic group: White, Mixed or multiple ethnic groups, Asian, Asian Scottish or Asian British, Other ethnic background, Not disclosed, Not known
• Age: 15 and under, 16-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74 and 75 and over.
• Living status: Client lives alone, Other, Not known Housing status: Mainstream, supported, Other
• First part of post code

Clarification Sought 11-03-2015

No clarification received therefore request closed.

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