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Abstract
Contains data relating to home care services purchased or provided during a survey week in September 2006. Details were collected on the number of home care contact hours provided by each sector and the number of households receiving services.
Main Topics/Subject Category
Home care contact hours provided, household visits by each sector and the number of households receiving services
Variables
Number of home care contact hours provided, the number of household visits by each sector and the number of households receiving services, council with social services responsibility, all sectors - contact hours, all sectors - households, Local Authority-contact hours, Local Authority-households, independent-contact hours, independent-households.
Keywords
Contact hours, home care, home help
Identifier Variables
GOR, council, LA, unitary authority, metropolitan districts
Area of Health System
Social care
Data Available
Socio-economic, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
NHS information centre
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2007
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample
All Councils with Adult Social Services Responsibilities (CASSRs) relating to home care services purchased or provided during a survey week in September 2007. Approximately 346,700 service users.
Availability
The NHS Information centre
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.ic.nhs.uk/statis[…]ervices-for-adults-england-[ns]
Contact
enquiries@ic.nhs.uk