A report which presents information on assessments, safeguarding, private fostering and expenditure activity of local authority social services for April 2018 to March 2019.

Main points

  • 118,464 assessments of need for care and support were undertaken for adults and children. 33,464 led to the provision of a care and support plan.
  • 8,156 assessments of need for support for carers and young carers were undertaken, which led to the provision of 3,407 support plans.
  • 125,415 total services provided to adults through a care and support plan or support plan.
  • 20,472 reports where it was suspected that an adult was at risk of abuse or neglect were received by local authorities.
  • 2,820 children were on the child protection register at 31 March 2019.
  • £1,921 million was spent on social services by local authorities across Wales.

Note

This new publication, Social Services Activity, includes information previously published in the following statistical reports: Adults receiving care and support, Children receiving care and support, Adult safeguarding and Private fostering.

Reports

Social Services activity, April 2018 to March 2019
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Social Services activity, April 2018 to March 2019: infographic
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Data

Datasets and interactive tools

Contact

Bethan Sherwood

Tel: 0300 025 6735

Media

Tel: 0300 025 8099