Adult social care report released by Bexley Council

PUBLISHED: 14:40 20 December 2012

The first ever annual report into Bexley’s adult social care services has been published.

It aimed to give residents more information about opportunities available to them and the quality of services for adults with learning disabilities or mental health problems, other vulnerable adults and their carers.

In the year 2011/12 the council spent £55 million on adults in social care and provided services to 6.821 people.

The cabinet’s member for adults’ services Cllr Chris Taylor said: “This report explains our progress and describes the improvements we are making to services.”

Conclusions drawn from the report included more adults with learning difficulties are living at home and the quality of residential and nursing homes is monitored on a regular basis.

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