From: Ingrid Howard <Ingrid.Howard@hertfordshire.gov.uk> on behalf of Information Governance <information.governance@hertfordshire.gov.uk>

Sent: 06 April 2021 15:32

To: Louis Holmes

Subject: Reference number: FOI/ACS/03/21/20590

 

Dear Mr Williams

 

Reference number:  FOI/ACS/03/21/20590

 

On 8th March 2021 we received the following request for information from you:-

 

Please see below for FOI questions in relation to nursing and care homes for people over 65.

1.       What is your LAs 2020/21 Nursing Fee Base Rate be? (excluding FNC)

2.       What is your LAs 2020/21 Nursing Dementia Fee Base Rate? (excluding FNC)

3.       What is your LAs 2020/21 Residential Fee Base Rate?  

4.       What is your LAs 2020/21 Residential Dementia Fee Base Rate?  

5.       Were your LAs 2020/21 fee rates based upon an assumed occupancy level? If so, what rate?

 

Our Response

 

Your request for information has been considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 I can confirm that Hertfordshire County Council does hold the information you have requested, and can respond as follows: -

 

In regard to questions 14, this information can be found on our website. Please see the following link

 

https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/adult-social-services/care-and-carers/arranging-and-paying-for-care/paying-for-your-care-costs.aspx

 

I am therefore refusing your request under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act, as the information is readily available by other means on the Council web site

 

In regard to question 5, Were your LAs 2020/21 fee rates based upon an assumed occupancy level? If so, what rate?, The Councils response is No

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me, quoting the reference above. To find out more about Freedom of Information, please visit http://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/your-council/work/foi/

 

If you are unhappy with the way the County Council has handled your request for information you may request an internal review of the request. This will be carried out by a member of the County Council Legal Services Team, who has had no prior involvement with the request. Requests for an internal review should be sent to the Information Governance Unit at the address above.

 

If you are unhappy with the outcome of the internal review you are entitled to ask the Information Commissioner to investigate your complaint. You should write to: FOI/EIR Complaints Resolution, Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Ingrid Howard
Information Access Practitioner

Information Access Team
Hertfordshire County Council  
223 County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8DE, Postal Point: CH0320
T: 01992 555848 (Internal 25848) 
E:
information.governance@hertfordshire.gov.uk

 

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