To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of people in each local authority area (a) have been assessed for a personal social care budget, (b) are in receipt of payment from a personal social care budget, (c) have declined to use a personal social care budget and (d) are awaiting assessment for a personal social care budget.
The NHS Information Centre for health and social care collects data on the number of clients (aged 18 and over) planned to receive services commissioned or provided by councils with adult social service responsibilities (CASSRs) via a personal budget as at
Information on the numbers of people assessed for, awaiting assessment for, or declining a personal (social care) budget is not collected centrally.
The table provides provisional information on the number of clients planned to receive services provided or commissioned by CASSRs via a personal budget as at
|The number of clients (aged 18 and over) planned to receive services via a personal budget as at 31 March 2009( 1) by CASSR-As at 31 March 2009|
|Clients (aged 18 and over) receiving personal budgets( 2)|
|Barking and Dagenham||35|
|Bath And Somerset Unitary Authority (UA)||145|
|Blackburn with Darwen UA||0|
|Bracknell Forest UA||0|
|Brighton and Hove UA||30|
|City of London||0|
|East Riding of Yorkshire UA||0|
|Hammersmith and Fulham||0|
|Isle of Wight UA||15|
|Isles of Scilly||0|
|Kensington and Chelsea||55|
|Kingston Upon Hull UA||0|
|Kingston Upon Thames||25|
|Medway Towns UA||0|
|Milton Keynes UA||0|
|Newcastle Upon Tyne||(3)-|
|North East Lincolnshire UA||0|
|North Lincolnshire UA||0|
|North Somerset UA||5|
|Redcar and Cleveland UA||(3)-|
|Richmond Upon Thames||550|
|South Gloucestershire UA||0|
|Telford and The Wrekin UA||0|
|West Berkshire UA||30|
|Windsor and Maidenhead UA||0|
|(1) Data for 2008-09 are provisional, final data are expected to be published on 28 April 2010. |
(2) Two personal budgets are currently being rolled out and councils are at varying stages of roll out, therefore there is a large variation in figures at CASSR level.
(3) Missing data items.
(4) Data less than six has been suppressed.
Figures within the table include clients in receipt of direct payments as part of a personal budget, but do not include carers in receipt of direct payments or with a personal budget.
An England total for the figures is not provided as data was not provided by all CASSRs. These data are provisional, and final data, including an England total with calculated estimations for those councils that have not provided data, will be published on