LGA Adult Social Care Efficiency Programme: The Final Report

LGA Adult Social Care Efficiency Programme: The Final Report
Local Government Association Local Government Association, London. 2014

Project ID (Internal) 115
Project Status completed
Full Reference (text) Local Government Association (2014) LGA Adult social care efficiency programme: the final report. Local Government Association. [The report can be accessed here]
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Summary / Abstract

This is the concluding report from the LGA Adult Social Care Efficiency (ASCE) programme. The programme was launched in 2011 in response to the significant cuts to council budgets and their impact on adult social care. The aim of the programme is to support councils to develop transformational approaches to making the efficiency savings required to meet the challenge of reduced funding. The report shares innovative and transformational examples of how councils are bringing together businesses, public sector partners and communities to develop lower-cost solutions to support the most vulnerable in our society. In particular, it outlines some key lessons around developing a new contract with citizens and communities, managing demand, transformation, commissioning, procurement and contract management, and integration. It looks at efficiency approaches in practice, with specific reference to assessment, advice and information, delivering preventative services, avoiding admissions and reducing costs of residential care, reducing costs in domiciliary care and transforming learning disability services. In addition, it considers local approaches to developing effective internal management, reshaping the service and working with partners, customers and suppliers.

Publication Title LGA Adult Social Care Efficiency Programme: The Final Report
Author(s) Local Government Association
Publication Details Local Government Association, London.
Publication Year / End of Project 2014
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