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Freedom of Information Request

Direct Payments

Received: 6 June 2019

Direct Payments
Is there a social care transformation manager or personalisation lead or similar role? If yes please provide name(s), email(s) and telephone number(s).
How many direct payments do you currently have in place for children and young people?
Of these, how many are managed accounts, how many are paid into bank accounts and how many are paid onto pre-paid cards?
How many direct payments do you currently have in place for adults?
Of these, how many are managed accounts, how many are paid into bank accounts and how many are paid onto pre-paid cards?
If you have pre-paid cards, who is the manager with responsibility for prepaid cards? Please provide their name, position, email address and telephone number
Please provide details of the name of the pre-paid card supplier
What is the annual cost of the pre-paid cards?
How many clients/families receive support (direct payment support) to keep detailed financial records and pay invoices for their care?
Is this service provided by a third party organisation that is commissioned by the local authority?
If the service is provided by a third party organisation what is the name of the company?
If the service is provided by a third party organisation what is the annual cost to the Local Authority?
Do you provide an in-house managed account service?

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download

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