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Freedom of Information Request

Childcare Statistics

Received: 4 February 2021

* Number of child referrals to social services on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021) by source (e.g., schools, police, etc.)
* Number of child assessments by social services on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021)
* Number of referred children awaiting assessment on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021)
* Average length of time taken to respond to child referrals on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021)
* Average length of time taken to place child into care placement following initial assessment on a monthly basis (Jan-2018-Jan-2021)
* Total number of LACs entering the system on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021)
* Total number of LACs by age group on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021)
* Total number of LACs by placement type setting (e.g., foster care, residential) on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021)
* Total number of foster placements by provision type (e.g., own provision, private provision, third sector) on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021)
* Average weekly fees per foster placement by provision type on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021)
* Average length of foster placement on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021)

It would be great if you provide the data in the following form in an excel worksheet for each cut, with the example below being number of child referrals to social services on a monthly basis:

Number of child referrals to social services by source on a monthly basis
Jan-18 Feb-18 Mar-18 Apr-18 May-18 .... Jan-21
Anonymous
Education services
Health services
Individual
LA services
Other
Police
Schools
Unknown

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some exceeds appropriate limit) - application/pdf - Download