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To monitor progress towards the goals that services should be local, care and treatment should be appropriate and there should be a substantial and sustained reduction in hospital placements for people with a learning disability or autism.
Sections 254(1), (3) and (6), 262(3)(b), 262(7) of the Health and Social Care Act 2012.
The Directions came into force on 1 November 2015.
NHS Digital is working in partnership with NHS England on the Assuring Transformation collection. Previously managed by NHS England, NHS Digital assumed responsibility for this collection in January 2015. Previous information about the collection and documents to support management of patient objections for commissioners and patients are available on the NHS England website.