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Assessments and social services for adults

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  • Release date: 3 September 2014
  • Period covered: 2013-14
  • Next update: 2 September 2015
An annual report which presents information by age group, client group, community based services and care home placements.

Key points

  • During the year, local authorities assessed the needs of 89,400(rounded to the nearest hundred) adults, an increase of 3 per cent compared to 2012-13.
  • At 31 March 2014 there were just over 78,100 adults receiving services. 83 per cent were receiving community-based services and 17 per cent were in care homes.
  • During a sample week in September 2013, just under 23,000 adults received home care. This is a decrease of 3 per cent compared to the previous year.


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