To assist Local Government and Clinical Commissioning Groups in fulfilling their statutory functions. For example, functions of local authorities under Part 1 of the Care Act 2014, such as:
- Monitoring, at a population level, particular cohorts of service users and designing analytical models which support more effective interventions in health and adult social care
- Monitoring service and integrated care outcomes across a pathway or care setting involving adult social care
- Developing, through evaluation of person-level data, more effective prevention strategies and interventions across a pathway or care setting involving adult social care
- Designing and implementing new payment models across health and adult social care
- Understanding current and future population needs and resource utilisation for local strategic planning and commissioning purposes including for health, social care and public health needs.
Under the Direction, NHS Digital will also analyse and use the data for discovery and development purposes to enable an understanding of the data items and definitions recorded within the IT systems of CASSRs, and to support the development of a future England-wide mandatory collection of data.
Sections 254(1) and (6), 260(2)(d), 261(3), 262(3)(b), 262(7) and 304(9), (10) and (12) of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and Regulation 32 of the National Institute for Health and Social Care Excellence (Constitution and Functions) and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (Functions) Regulations 2013.
The Collection of Client-Level Adult Social Care data Direction issued by the Secretary of State on 19/09/2017 will be revoked once the new collection is operational and its provisions fully meet the requirements set out in the 2017 Direction, as determined by the Department of Health and Social Care.
This Direction came into force 7 December 2020.
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