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Assessments and social services for adults

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  • Release date: 2 September 2015
  • Period covered: 2014-15
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 83,100 (rounded to the nearest hundred) adults, a decrease of 7 per cent compared to 2013-14.
  • At 31 March 2015 there were nearly 73,900 adults receiving services. 82 per cent were receiving community-based services and 18 per cent were in care homes.
  • During a sample week in September 2014, nearly 23,000 adults received home care. This is a slight decrease of 0.2 per cent compared to the previous year.


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