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Assessments and social services for adults

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  • Release date: 4 September 2013
  • Period covered: 2012-13
  • Next update: 3 September 2014
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 just under 87,000 (rounded to the nearest hundred) adults.
  • At 31 March 2013 there were just over 78,400 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 2012, just over 23,600 adults received home care. This is an increase of 4 per cent compared to the previous year.


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