Freedom of information request response - 06118

FOI request

FOI ID number
Occupational Therapy

Please provide the following information in an email format:

  1. The current length of the OT waiting list. Please include:
    The total number of cases
    The approximate wait in months for an OT assessment.
    Adult and paediatric figures.
    A breakdown of case category numbers i.e. DFG, Moving & Handling
  2. If you have used an external independent occupational therapy organisation in the last 12 months (1st May 2018 -30th April 2019) and if so:
    Their name
    The number of cases outsourced and a cost paid per assessment (on average if easier) The total value spent with them during this timeframe If the work was tendered If the supplier is under a contract what is the end contract date.
  3. If there are any current vacant posts in the OT team and the total unspent salary value of these posts for the past 12 months (1st May 2018 - 30th April 2019)
  4. The name, email and contact number of the person responsible for commissioning independent OT assessments on behalf of the Council.

Our response


Thank you for your Freedom of Information (FOI) request which has been logged under reference FOI: 06118.

Please note that as a district council we do not have responsibility for occupational therapy

Go to Freedom of Information on Cumbria County Council’s website to make your FOI request.

Response date
03 May 2019