Equalities and Classifications Framework (EQ-CL)
To accompany the ASC-FR, SALT and SAC collections.
This version was updated in April 2017
Short and Long Term Support (SALT)
This now includes SSDA902 Registers of People who are Blind or Partially Sighted Return although the data was collected in respect of 2016-17 and is next expected to be collected in respect of 2019-20.
These documents were released in September 2017. The SALT sources for ASCOF document was released in February 2018. The SALT guidance and data return were updated in April 2018
Deferred Payments Agreements (DPA)
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Return, under the Mental Capacity Act 2005
Data return template
This document was published in February 2018
This document was published in February 2018.
Validation Tool User Guide
These documents were published in December 2017.
Safeguarding Adults Collection (SAC)
This guidance was released in March 2018
This data template was released in March 2018.
SSDA702 Guardianship Return, under the Mental Health Act 1983
The Guardianship collection has now changed to a biennial collection and, as outlined in the Social Care letter to councils issued in September 2016 (see it here), there was no data collection in April 2017 for 2016-17 data. The next data return will be in April 2018 and will collect data for both years 2016-17 and 2017-18 on the same data template.
Social care collection materials between 2011 - 2016 are available through the national archive.