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Community Services Statistics September 2020

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Community Services Statistics September 2020

Health Visiting Data has been removed from this Publication

We have identified a potential error with a number of the Health Visiting statistics, as a result the Health Visiting data has been removed from this publication whilst the issues are investigated.  NHS Digital apologises for any inconvenience caused.

14 January 2021 09:30 AM


***Due to the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) disruption, it would seem that this is now starting to affect the quality and coverage of some of our statistics, such as an increase in non-submissions for some datasets. We are also starting to see some different patterns in the submitted data. For example, fewer patients are being admitted to and discharged from hospital. Therefore, data should be interpreted with care over the COVID-19 period.***

This is a monthly report on publicly funded community services for people of all ages using data from the Community Services Data Set (CSDS) reported in England for September 2020. It has been developed to help achieve better outcomes and provide data that will be used to commission services in a way that improves health, reduces inequalities, and supports service improvement and clinical quality.

This is the third report from the new version of the dataset, CSDS v1.5. As an uplift from v1.0, the v1.5 dataset collects additional data on a person’s care plan details, employment status and social & personal circumstances.

These statistics are classified as experimental and should be used with caution. Experimental statistics are new official statistics undergoing evaluation. More information about experimental statistics can be found on the UK Statistics Authority website.

This report contains key information based on the submissions that have been made by providers to the Community Services Data Set (CSDS) collection and focuses on data relating to activity that occurred in September 2020 as follows:

For September 2020, 133 providers successfully submitted data with 131 submitting referrals and 124 submitting care contacts.

There were 1,144,980 referrals received relating to 846,145 persons needing care, of these:

* 240,440 referrals related to 217,220 children and young people aged 0 to 18. 
* 309,600 related to 257,605 adults aged 19-64.
* 594,940 related to 371,365 adults aged 65 and over.

There were 6,605,625 care contacts across all submitters, of which:

* 1,333,770 related to children and young people.
* 1,381,725 related to adults aged 19-64. 
* 3,890,120 related to adults aged 65 and over.

See the main findings page or the attached report for an expanded list.

Last edited: 13 January 2021 11:15 am