This section of NHS Choices lets you get the data used by both the NHS and local councils - which provide social care - to monitor the performance and shape the services they run.
Anyone can have this information, and we hope people will use it to help them scrutinise services, challenge them to improve and hold them to account.
We will be building up the data over time but there is already plenty to explore, including data showing the outcomes for adults using local authority funded care and support.
NHS data covers topics such as:
Social care data
Social care data covers four broad themes:
We display indicators in a range of ways. Some are given as rates, some as percentages. Where possible we show performance as relatively worse, better or average.
Each indicator has an information sheet explaining how it is calculated, the period it covers, and issues around how you interpret it.
Adult Social Care Outcomes
|Measure||National Average Score|
|Social care related quality of life||18.8 points out of 24|
|Service users with control over their daily life||
|People receiving self-directed support||
|People receiving direct payments||
|Carer-reported quality of life||8.1 points out of 12|
|Adults with learning disabilities in employment||
|Adults in contact with mental health services who are in paid employment||
|Adults with learning disabilities in stable accommodation||
|Adults in contact with mental health services who are in stable accommodation||
|Permanent admissions to care homes: people aged 18 to 64||15.0 per 100,000 people|
|Permanent admissions to care homes: people aged 65 and over||697.2 per 100,000 people|
|Older people at home 91 days after leaving hospital into reablement||
|Older people receiving reablement services after leaving hospital||
|Delayed transfers of care||9.4 per 100,000 people|
|Delayed transfers of care attributable to social services||3.2 per 100,000 people|
|Client satisfaction with care and support||
|Carer satisfaction with social services||
|Carers included or consulted in decisions||
|People who use services and carers who find it easy to get information||
|People who use services and feel safe||
|People who say the services they use make them feel safe and secure||
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This area is under continual development to make it simple to use and easy to understand. We welcome your support, so please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to suggest any improvements or provide any feedback.
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