FOI Request Waiting Times
1.What was the (a) average, and (b) longest, periods of time which older people (i.e. aged 65 and over) had to wait for a care assessment after requesting one from the council for each of the financial years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 (to the nearest available date)?
2.How many, if any, older people (i.e. aged 65 and over) during each of the same financial years have been assessed as having care needs at “critical” or “substantial” risk level for which the council is responsible?
3.How many of those people (i.e. those identified in response to question 2) during each of the same financial years received the service (i.e. with the council providing their care directly, or paying them the prescribed weekly free personal care and/or free nursing care payments) within the requisite maximum period of six weeks?
4. What was the (a) average, and (b) longest, period of time during each of the same financial years which those people (i.e. those identified in response to question 2) had to wait between the completion of their assessment and receiving the service?
5. What were the reasons recorded for delay(s) in providing the service?
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