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Freedom of Information Request

FOI request - Systems/Provision of Short Breaks/Young Carer's Grants

Received: 26 May 2022

Please may I request the following information as an FOI request?

1. What case management system do you use for children's services?
2. Please provide the name(s), email(s) and telephone number(s) of the individual(s) responsible for the FIS / SEND Local Offer sites within your organisation
3. Are your Local Offer pages/FIS site developed in-house or externally?
4. If externally, which providers currently provide your Family Information Services directories and/or SEND Local Offer site?
5. If external, please confirm the value of the FIS contract and/or Local Offer site and when it is due for renewal?
6. If internally, are there any plans for this to be developed by an external supplier?
7. Please provide the name(s), email(s) and telephone number(s) of the individual(s) responsible for Short Breaks provision
8. Do you provide grants or direct payments for Short Breaks provision? If not, are there any plans to provide grants or direct payments in the future?
9. Do you provide a framework of approved Short Breaks providers?
10. What was the annual spend on Short Breaks provision for 2021/22?
11. Do parents/carers book Short Breaks provision via the council?
12. If not, do you use an external organisation to provide this service?
13. Do you use digital solutions to assist with the application, awarding and management of Short Breaks?
14. If so, who is the provider and when is the contract due to expire?
15. Are you considering using digital solutions to manage and oversee your Short Breaks?
16. Does the LA provide Young Carer's grants and if so, please provide the name(s), email(s) and telephone number(s) of the individual(s) at the LA responsible?
17. What was the annual spend on Young Carer's Grants for 2021/22?
18. Are Young Carer's grants applied for direct with the council?
19. If not, do you use an external organisation to administer these?
20. Who is the external provider and what is the cost of their service and when does the contract expire?
21. Do you use digital solutions to assist with the application, awarding and management of Young Carer's grants?
22. If so, who is the provider and when is the contract due to expire?
23. Are you considering using digital solutions to manage your Young Carer's grants?
24. Please provide the title, name(s) and email(s) of the individual(s) responsible for digital systems for Children's and YP services at the council?
25. Who is the Director of Children's Services at the council and please provide their title, name and email address?
26. Is there a Transformation Manager or Personalisation Lead or similar role? If yes please provide job title, name(s), email(s) address?

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some exempt) - application/pdf - Download