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Local authority social services data collections

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  • Release date: 1 May 2018
  • Period covered: 2017-18
Local authorities annually provide data about people receiving social services and about their social services departments.

Forms and guidance for the following 2017-18 data collections are now available:

  • Adult safeguarding
  • Adults receiving care and support
  • Children receiving care and support – aggregate data
  • Children receiving care and support census
  • Looked after children census
  • Local authority social services staff numbers
  • Local authority registers of people with disabilities
  • Performance measures - technical guidance for social services performance measures

Sharing information with the Welsh Government and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Privacy notices explain how information is shared with the Welsh Government, specifically with the children receiving care and support census and the looked after children data collections.


Tel: 0300 025 1274

Tel: 0300 025 8099

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