Population profiles and needs analysis for people with a learning disability

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information on population profiles and needs analysis for older people and people with a learning disability by Devon County Council.

A. Estimated total number of people:
1. Aged 65+ residing within the local authority

Populations and Projections by Local Authority are available via Office for National Statistics website which is:

https://www.ons.gov.uk

 

2. Aged 18-64 with a learning disability residing within the local authority

We can confirm that the total population aged 18-64 currently predicted to have a learning disability is 10,636

3. Aged 65+ and with a learning disability residing within the local authority

We can confirm that the total population aged 65+ predicted to have a learning disability is 4,084

B. Projected % change in people residing within the local authority by 2021/22 (or alternatively to the nearest year that projected figure are available)
1. Aged 65+

Please refer to our answer to question A1 above.

 

2. Aged 18-64 with a learning disability

The projection for 2017-2021 is 0.1%

3. Aged 65+ with a learning disability

The projection for 2017-2020 is 5.5%

C. Total number of people of older people (over 65) assessed for local authority adult social care support in 2016/17

As at 31.03.2017 was 31,400 (of those 6,050 went on to receive a service)

D. Total number of people assessed as qualifying for local authority adult social care support in 2016/17 in the following areas:

1. Care home services for older people (over 65), including nursing homes

Total new requests for support for clients 65+ as at 31.03.2017 was 585

2. Home care (domiciliary care) services for older people (over 65)

Total new requests for support for clients 65+ as at 31.03.2017 was 1280 (includes DP clients and other Community based services)

 

E. Total number of people (over 65) in receipt of a personal budget

In 2016/17 the total was 5,115

F. Total number of people (over 65) in receipt of Direct Payments

In 2016/17 the total was 1,245

G. Total number of people with a learning disability assessed for local authority support for residential services for people with a learning disability

In 2016/17 the total was 483.

H. Total number of people assessed as qualifying for local authority support for residential services for people with a learning disability in the following areas:

1. Residential services for people with a learning disability (18-64)

In 2016/17 the total was 364

2. Residential services for people with a learning disability (over 65)

In 2016/17 the total was 119

I. Total number of people assessed as qualifying for local authority support for a learning disability who are in receipt of a personal budget

In 2016/17 the total was 1,658

J. Total number of people assessed as qualifying for local authority support for a learning disability who are in receipt of Direct Payments

In 2016/17 the total was 738