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Expressive Therapies (1819062)

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act.This request concerns expressive therapies.

For each question I am seeking information for each of the following time periods:




2017/18 to date (most recent data available)

1. Which kinds of expressive therapies were/are offered by your CCG?

Please see below.

2. How many staff did you/ do you employ who are trained to provide a form of expressive therapy?

Please see below.

3. How much funding was/ is dedicated to the provision of expressive therapies?

Please see below.



NHS Calderdale CCG commissions secondary care mental health services from South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYPFT) as part of a block contract for mental health and learning disability services for children/young people and adults. The CCG does not hold information broken down to the level requested in order to provide a response to question 3.  However, we have provided the total value of the block contract for the years set out in your question (see below).  For further information, we suggest that you contact SWYPFT directly for details at

Total Block Contract Values

£18,642,405 per year for 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17

£19,595,925 per year for 2017/18 and 2018/19

With regard to questions 1 and 2, the CCG does not hold the information requested. We suggest that you contact SWYPFT directly for details at

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