FOI 6310 - Wheelchair Services

Date: 21 October 2020 to 21 October 2023

  1. How many Occupational Therapists worked in your service before March 16, 2020? 
  2. How many Rehab Engineers worked in your wheelchair service before March 16, 2020?
  3. How many Occupational Therapists are working in your wheelchair service today? (September 29, 2020)
  4. How many Rehab Engineers are working in your wheelchair service today (September 29, 2020)
  5. Have you experienced an increase or reduction in graduates applying for positions as OTs or Rehab Engineers to your wheelchair service compared to before March 16, 2020?
  6. Have you experienced growth or decrease in OTs resigning compared to before March 2020?
  7. Have you experienced an increase or reduction in Rehab Engineers resigning compared to before March 2020?
  8. Before March 16, 2020, how did you gain information about what products to prescribe to patients? 
  9. Today September 29, 2020, how do you gain information about what products to prescribe to the patient? 
  10. Does your wheelchair service use more virtual communication today (September 29, 2020) compared to before March 16, 2020?
  11. Is your service fully operational as before March 16, 2020?
  12. How does your wheelchair service gain information about new courses and training events?

Is there a difference in what products you prescribe today (September 29, 2020) compared to before March 16 2020

  • Request ID:
    6310
  • Category:
    Staff - Staff Data/Information
  • Response:

    October 2020

    Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

    The information you have requested is as follows:

     

    Medway NHS Foundation Trust can confirm that the Trust does not have a Wheelchair Service.  The service we use for wheelchair referrals is the Kent andMedway Wheelchair Service: 

     

     https://www.kentandmedwaywheelchairservice.co.uk/get-in-touch/

     

    • How many Occupational Therapists worked in your service before March 16, 2020?  N/A
    • How many Rehab Engineers worked in your wheelchair service before March 16, 2020? N/A
    • How many Occupational Therapists are working in your wheelchair service today? (September 29, 2020) N/A
    • How many Rehab Engineers are working in your wheelchair service today (September 29, 2020) N/A
    • Have you experienced an increase or reduction in graduates applying for positions as OTs or Rehab Engineers to your wheelchair service compared to before March 16, 2020? N/A
    • Have you experienced growth or decrease in OTs resigning compared to before March 2020? N/A
    • Have you experienced an increase or reduction in Rehab Engineers resigning compared to before March 2020? N/A
    • Before March 16, 2020, how did you gain information about what products to prescribe to patients? N/A
    • Today September 29, 2020, how do you gain information about what products to prescribe to the patient? N/A
    • Does your wheelchair service use more virtual communication today (September 29, 2020) compared to before March 16, 2020? N/A
    • Is your service fully operational as before March 16, 2020? N/A
    • How does your wheelchair service gain information about new courses and training events? N/A
    • Is there a difference in what products you prescribe today (September 29, 2020) compared to before March 16 2020? N/A