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FOI 4361

Disability Grants

Request

2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13

1. What is/was the Council’s allocation from the national Disabled Facilities Grant budget during each year?

2. Did the Council supplement funding received from the national Disabled Facilities Grant with additional resources - and if so, by how much? (please provide information for each year)

3. How many people applied for the Disabled Facilities Grant during each year? 


4. How many people did the Council assess as eligible for the Disabled Facilities Grant during each year?

5. What is/was the average wait between a person applying to receive the Disabled Facilities Grant and them being assessed as eligible or not by the Council during each year? (in working days)


6. What is/was the average wait between someone being assessed as eligible for the Disabled Facilities Grant and receiving the needed adaptation/grant during each year? (in working days)


7. At the end of each of these financial years, how many people who were assessed as eligible for the Disabled Facilities Grant had been waiting to receive their home adaptation/grant for:
a) More than 6 months
b) More than 12 months

Response

2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13

1. What is/was the Council’s allocation from the national Disabled Facilities Grant budget during each year? 117k 120k 144k 120k
2. Did the Council supplement funding received from the national Disabled Facilities Grant with additional resources - and if so, by how much? (please provide information for each year)
48k 75k 51k 95k
3. How many people applied for the Disabled Facilities Grant during each year? 27 40 42 Not available
4. How many people did the Council assess as eligible for the Disabled Facilities Grant during each year? 26 37 41 Not available
5. What is/was the average wait between a person applying to receive the Disabled Facilities Grant and them being assessed as eligible or not by the Council during each year? (in working days)
7 7 7 7 to date
6. What is/was the average wait between someone being assessed as eligible for the Disabled Facilities Grant and receiving the needed adaptation/grant during each year? (in working days)
90 90 90 90 to date
7. At the end of each of these financial years, how many people who were assessed as eligible for the Disabled Facilities Grant had been waiting to receive their home adaptation/grant for:
a) More than 6 months
b) More than 12 months
0 0 0 0 to date