SCIE | Published online: 2 November 2016
Adult social care will struggle to continue to provide good services that meet rising demand without significant transformation. Scaling up promising models could improve outcomes for individuals – and result in savings for both adult social care and the NHS.
That’s one conclusion in a new paper published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). It explores the potential for scaling up some of the most promising examples of care and support services, using data from Birmingham City Council, to see what their impact would be on outcomes and costs.
Total transformation of care and support indicates potential improvements in outcomes for individuals, and potential savings of £6.6 million to the adult social care budget, along with £1.4 million to the NHS, per annum, if three promising models were fully scaled up in Birmingham.
Read the overview here
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