Reference 2018-140

REF:         2018-140  

Subject:     Wheelchair services waiting time  

    

 

Request:

I write under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act to request the following information:

In relation to your Trust’s wheelchair services:

  • The number of children and young people who waited over 18 weeks for equipment delivery, for each year since 2012.
  • The longest period of time a child has spent on your service’s waiting list for equipment delivery
  • The number of adults waiting over 18 weeks for equipment delivery, for each year since 2012.
  • The longest period of time an adult has spent on your service’s waiting list for equipment delivery.

 

 

Response:

The number of children and young people who waited over 18 weeks for equipment delivery, for each year since 2012. 2012 – 2

2013 – 8

2014 – 12

2015 – 34

2016 – 12

2017 – 8

The longest period of time a child has spent on your service’s waiting list for equipment delivery We do not record this information and cannot request it retrospectively – we only record as > 19 week wait
The number of adults waiting over 18 weeks for equipment delivery, for each year since 2012. 2012 – 16

2013 – 22

2014 – 47

2015 – 50

2016 – 23

2017 – 19

The longest period of time an adult has spent on your service’s waiting list for equipment delivery. We do not record this information and cannot request it retrospectively – we only record as > 19 week wait