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FOI 8569

Disabled Facilities Grants

Request

· How many Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG) have been awarded to people with motor neurone disease in the past two year s (01 April 2012 – 31 March 2014)

o Of those awarded how long have those people ha d to wait?

o What have the DFGs been for?

· How many applications for a DFG from a person with motor neurone disease have been turned down in the past two years (0 1 April 2012 – 31 March 2014)

Response

• How many Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG) have been awarded to people with motor neurone disease in the past two year s (01 April 2012 – 31 March 2014) – Brentwood Borough Council does hold that type of information as medical information is held confidentially by the GP and the occupational therapist who will determine the need for the change in the home.
o Of those awarded how long have those people had to wait? See above Brentwood Borough Council does not hold that information
o What have the DFGs been for? In respect of those with motor neurone disease Brentwood Borough Council does not hold that information
• How many applications for a DFG from a person with motor neurone disease have been turned down in the past two years (0 1 April 2012 – 31 March 2014) The Council does not turn down any grant that the occupational therapist has agreed is necessary