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Measures from the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework, England 2019-20
10 Dec 2020
Councils with Adult Social Services Responsibilities (CASSRs), Local Authorities
01 Apr 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
The Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF) measures how well care and support services achieve the outcomes that matter most to people. The ASCOF is used both locally and nationally to set priorities for care and support, measure progress and strengthen transparency and accountability.
This report focuses on the main findings for each measure in the ASCOF in 2019-20. Data are provided at council, regional and national level for each outcome.
The 2019-20 ASCOF report gives a summary of the measures in the framework. The report is complemented by an interactive Power BI report, which allows users to explore the data further. The raw data used in the report are available in the accompanying csv file.
Please note: An error was found in the 2018-19 England, council type and regional data for indicator 3D2. The affected data files have been corrected in June 2021.
1I(1): The proportion of people who have as much social contact as they would like.
49.9 per cent of service users in the North East region report they had as much social contact as they would like, London was the region with the lowest proportion at 42.9 per cent.
2A(1): Long-term support needs met by admission to residential and nursing care homes.
The proportion of young adults whose needs were met by admission to residential and nursing care homes increased from 13.9 per 100,000 population in 2018-19 to 14.6 per 100,000 population in 2019-20.
1F: Proportion of adults in contact with secondary mental health services in paid employment.
The Eastern region has the highest proportion (17.0 per cent) of adults in contact with secondary mental health services in paid employment. The North West region has the lowest proportion (5.0 per cent).
2C: Delayed transfers of care from hospital (per 100,000 population).
The delayed transfers of care from hospital increased from 10.3 per 100,000 in 2018-19 to 10.8 per 100,000 population in 2019-20.