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star this property date less than 2014-11-19more like thismore than 2014-11-19
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the duties relating to adult social care currently carried out by local authorities that could be transferred to charities in order to increase efficiency and quality of care. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 215170 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-11-26more like thismore than 2014-11-26
star this property answer text <p>Under the Care Act, from April 2015 local authorities will have the power to delegate nearly all of their adult care and support functions, except for some powers and duties around safeguarding, integration, and charging.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The statutory guidance on delegation, published in October 2014, sets out how this will allow local authorities to work more efficiently and innovatively, including with charities, and provide better quality care and support to local populations. The guidance also notes that many external organisations may have specialist expertise or capacity that could mean delegation is the best approach.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>When a local authority delegates any of its functions, it retains ultimate responsibility for the carrying out of that function.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-11-26T12:40:16.3Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-26T12:40:16.3Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-11-25more like thismore than 2014-11-25
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department provides to local authorities on adjudication of disputes over who is responsible for the care of an individual. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 215807 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-12-02more like thismore than 2014-12-02
star this property answer text <p>The Department has issued comprehensive guidance - <em>“Ordinary Residence: Guidance on the identification of the ordinary residence of people in need of community care services, England”</em>. This guidance provides information and advice for local authorities on determining ordinary residence for people requiring local community care services. The guidance also includes information on the process with which to refer a dispute to the Secretary of State.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The latest guidance (published October 2013) is attached to this reply.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Under the Care Act 2014 new statutory guidance will come into force in April 2015.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-12-02T16:11:09.907Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-02T16:11:09.907Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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star this property file name Ordinary Residence- October 2013.pdf more like this
star this property title Ordinary Residence- October 2014 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-18more like thismore than 2016-01-18
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of pension freedoms policy on the cost to local authorities of residential care. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wrexham more like this
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Ian C. Lucas more like this
star this property uin 22919 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-01-22more like thismore than 2016-01-22
star this property answer text <p>The pension freedom reforms are a fundamental change to how people can access their pension savings. The Government believes it is important to monitor these changes to understand their effects on the market and consumers. The impact of people’s pension choice can affect the extent to which they have to contribute to their social care costs.</p><br /><p>The Department of Health, working with other Government Departments, assessed the potential effect of the policy on the cost to local authorities of residential care to be small compared to overall expenditure on residential care.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Alistair Burt more like this
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less than 2016-01-22T10:29:17.107Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-22T10:29:17.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alistair Burt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian C. Lucas more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of a potential economic downturn on the ability of local authorities to meet their statutory social care duties. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 194681 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
star this property answer text <p>Social care is funded through a combination of central government grants, council tax and business rates which in the past have remained stable sources of income through economic downturns.</p><p>The Government conducts an ongoing assessment of the sustainability of the local government system. This is a dynamic assessment which reflects emerging analysis of pressures and risks and is kept under review.</p><p>The Government is dedicated to supporting the adult social care system and as such has given councils access to up to £3.6 billion more dedicated funding for adult social care in 2018-19 and up to £3.9 billion for 2019-20. The additional resources will help councils commission care services that are sustainable, diverse and offer sufficient high-quality care and support for people in their areas.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2018-11-27T17:21:51.307Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-27T17:21:51.307Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people requested social care services but died before receiving any such service in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 201597 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-17more like thismore than 2018-12-17
star this property answer text <p>NHS Digital statistics record that, in 2017/18, there were 32,115 new requests for services from applicants who were deceased before they received the package. This data records requests for care, not individual deaths as requested, and represents approximately 1.7% of total new requests.</p><p> </p><p>This first mandatory collection of this date was in 2017/18, with complete data for years prior to 2017/18 not available. The data was first collected in 2016/17 via a voluntary collection from local authorities where less than a quarter of local authorities submitted a response. This means that the 2016/17 and 2017/18 figures are not directly comparable; in 2016/17 the voluntary returns from local authorities who recorded 6,580 new requests for services from applicants who were deceased before they received the package, based on returns from 36 out of 152 local authorities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2018-12-17T16:06:06.88Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-17T16:06:06.88Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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1588
unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-11more like thismore than 2019-07-11
star this property answering body
Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the NHS Long Term Plan implementation framework system support offer, what criteria will be used to determine which areas receive transformation funding to develop, test and deliver new approaches to care. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 276176 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>It is for NHS England and NHS Improvement national and regional teams to determine jointly the allocation approach, criteria and process for the distribution of transformation funding to develop their five-year strategic plans.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-07-16T12:07:17.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T12:07:17.027Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-25more like thismore than 2017-01-25
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effect of councils charging fees to undertake needs assessments for adult social care on people with social care needs; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 61558 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2017-01-30more like thismore than 2017-01-30
star this property answer text <p>The Care Act 2014 gives local authorities the power to charge for meeting needs for care and support or support but does not give them the power to charge for carrying out a needs assessment. The Care and Support Statutory Guidance makes clear that local authorities must not charge people for a needs assessment or the preparation of a care and support plan since these processes do not constitute meeting needs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Warrington South more like this
star this property answering member printed David Mowat more like this
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less than 2017-01-30T16:03:27.447Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-30T16:03:27.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Mowat more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-19more like thismore than 2017-12-19
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 24 March 2016 to Questions 32038, 32039 and 32040 on the Care Act 2014, what the timetable is for implementation of Section 18(3) of the Care Act 2014 after 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 120237 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
star this property answer text <p>The Government has announced that it is committed to publishing a Care and Support Green Paper by summer 2018.</p><p> </p><p>In developing the Green Paper, it is right that we take the time needed to debate the many complex issues and listen to the perspectives of experts and care users, building consensus around reforms which can succeed. This is why we have started a process of initial engagement over the coming months through which the Government will work with experts, stakeholders and users to shape the long-term reforms that will be proposed in the Green Paper.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-01-08T17:18:26.087Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-08T17:18:26.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what information his Department holds on the number of care packages that were commissioned by Local Authorities in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 122580 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-01-18more like thismore than 2018-01-18
star this property answer text <p>The table below shows the number of people receiving care packages for the period 2010/11 to 2013/14.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>During year</p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2013/14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total</p></td><td><p>1,574,590</p></td><td><p>1,462,290</p></td><td><p>1,327,910</p></td><td><p>1,273,280</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The method of collecting data around users of social care changed in 2014/15. The table below provides the figures for 2014/15 onwards which are published by NHS Digital.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>During year</p></td><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>2016/17</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Completed Short Term Care Episodes</p></td><td><p>253,000</p></td><td><p>245,270</p></td><td><p>241,810</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Long Term Care Users</p></td><td><p>885,000</p></td><td><p>873,000</p></td><td><p>868,440</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The figures above show that there has been a reduction in local authority social care user numbers over the time period requested.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities have shifted their focus towards preventing people needing formal packages of care hence the drop in user numbers.</p><p> </p><p>All councils have statutory duties to look after their vulnerable elderly and disabled people. The Care Act 2014 introduced national eligibility criteria for access to adult social care that local authorities are required to meet.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2018-01-18T14:01:02.537Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-18T14:01:02.537Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Services remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to make available data for each condition on delayed transfers of care for the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Worsley and Eccles South more like this
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Barbara Keeley more like this
star this property uin 122583 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-01-18more like thismore than 2018-01-18
star this property answer text <p>NHS England publishes monthly data on the number of delayed transfers of care. The latest data is for November 2017 and is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/delayed-transfers-of-care/" target="_blank">https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/delayed-transfers-of-care/</a></p><p> </p><p>There are currently no plans to collect patient condition specific data about delayed transfers of care.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 122581 more like this
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less than 2018-01-18T14:31:43.15Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-18T14:31:43.15Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Barbara Keeley more like this