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Assessments and social services for adults

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  • Release date: 7 September 2016
  • Period covered: 2015-16
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 82,100 (rounded to the nearest hundred) adults, a decrease of 1 per cent compared to 2014-15.
  • At 31 March 2016 there were nearly 72,300 adults receiving services. 82 per cent were receiving community-based services and 18 per cent were in care homes.
  • At 31 March 2016 there were over 12,940 adults in care homes, a decrease of 2.6 per cent compared to the previous year.


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