In light of the impact of COVID-19, the deadlines advertised in the September 2019 letter have been adjusted. Open the first letter informing LAs of the deadline updates
Equalities and Classifications Framework (EQ-CL)
To accompany the ASC-FR, SALT and SAC collections.
Short and Long Term Support (SALT)
Summary of the Registers of People who are Blind or Partially Sighted Data Collection - SSDA902 2019-20 guidance. Data will be collected as part of the SALT return.
This includes SSDA902 Registers of People who are Blind or Partially Sighted.
This document gives the specifications for the Short and Long Term Return (SALT).
Please note that the collections have taken account of a range of feedback and there have been revisions to plans at various points. Therefore, it is important to consider these materials even if you have looked at earlier versions in some detail, including the technical guidance released with the September 2016 and September 2017 letters to local authorities.
This proforma should not be used for submission. The final proforma for completion can be downloaded from SDCS when the collection window opens.
The SALT FAQs document was updated in April 2020.
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Return, under the Mental Capacity Act 2005
Data return template
This was updated in February 2020.
These documents were updated in April 2020.
Validation tool user guide
This document was updated in October 2019.
This was recorded on 12th May 2020
Deferred Payments Agreements (DPA)
Safeguarding Adults Collection (SAC)
SSDA702 Guardianship Return, under the Mental Health Act 1983
The Guardianship collection has now changed to a biennial collection as outlined in the social care letter to councils issued in September 2016.
Social care collection materials for the 2018-19 reporting year.
Social care collection materials between 2011 and 2018 are available through the national archive.