The Local Government Information Unit (LGiU)’s report on home care, entitled “Outcomes matter: effective commissioning in domiciliary care”, summarises results from a recent survey of social care departments and addresses widely held concerns about the “time-task” culture of service provision.
Adult social care resource pressures force a renewed concentration on the promotion of efficient, outcome-focused services. The Outcomes Matter report has been produced with support from Mears (a home care provider).
Lucas, L. and Carr-West J. (2012). Outcomes matter: effective commissioning in domiciliary care. London: Local Government Information Unit (LGiU), October 24th 2012.
There is also an Executive Summary.
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].