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FOI 3634

Social Care

Request


I am writing to submit a Freedom of Information request for data showing the following within the jurisdiction of your Local Authority:

1. How many people aged over 65 applied for support to fund their social care? Please provide data for the each of the past 5 years, giving both percentages and actual numbers?

2. How many people aged over 65 assessed for support with funding their social care were assessed as having critical / substantial /moderate / low needs? Please provide data for the past 5 years, giving both percentages and actual numbers.

3. Of those people aged over 65 who were assessed as being eligible for social care funding support, what proportion had been hospitalised in the previous 3 months? Please provide data for the past 5 years, giving both percentages and actual numbers.

4. How many people aged over 65 who applied for support to fund their social care were declined? Please provide data for the past 5 years, giving both percentages and actual numbers.

5. On average, what is the length of time between people aged over 65 applying for support to fund their social care, to them receiving the support, if deemed eligible? Please provide data for the past 5 years.
If averages are not available, please provide actual data.


Response


Essex County Council is the responsible authority for social care and can be contacted in the following ways:

Your Right to Know
Information Sharing Information Security
Po Box 11
County Hall
Market Road
CM1 1LX

Or

YourRightToKnow@essex.gov.uk