Like all local authorities, we face significant challenges:
In its recent report ‘The State of Care in Counties’, the County All Party Parliamentary Group highlighted the challenges particular to its county council members as being:
Despite these challenges – working with the people who use our services and their carers, our providers in the independent and voluntary sector, and our other partners – we believe we have achieved much to be proud of in the last year, and generally perform well, evidenced by benchmarking our performance against other authorities, in particular:
Fig 1: ASCOF 2A (Part 2): Permanent admissions to residential and nursing homes per 100,000 population (aged 65+) – Devon compared with other local authority areas in the south-west region, 2013-14 data.
In our strategic plan ‘Better Together 2014-20’ Devon County Council maintains its commitment to:
Across our adult social care services, we have prioritised:
In 2015, we will prioritise:
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