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Social care collection materials 2015

Collections for the 2014-15 reporting year.


Letters to social services

pdf icon March 2015 letter [212kb]

pdf icon September 2014 letter [245kb]

ppt icon September 2014 sldies [1017kb]


Equalities and Classifications Framework (EQ-CL)

To accompany the ASC-FR, SALT and SAR collections.

pdf icon Guidance for EQ-CL [313kb]

This version was released in September 2014.

word icon EQ-CL Quick Reference Guide [174kb]

The EQ-CL Quick Reference Guide was updated in June 2014.


Short- and Long-Term Support (SALT)

pdf icon SALT Guidance 1.8 [1Mb]

This version were released in April2015

xls icon SALT_Proforma_2014-15_v2.0 [347kb]

This version were released in March 2015

pdf icon SALT sources for ASCOF 2014-15 [615kb]


Adult Social Care Finance Return (ASC-FR)

pdf icon Information and guidance for ASC-FR [442kb]

This version was released in September 2014.

xls icon ASC-FR pro-forma [2Mb]

This version was released in June 2015.


Safeguarding Adults Return (SAR)

Please note that revised versions of the guidance and proforma were published on 20/02/2015. These relate to updates for the Primary Support Reason and Reported Health Condition sections only.

pdf icon Safeguarding Adults Return (SAR) 2014-15 Guidance [425kb]

xls icon Safeguarding Adults Return (SAR) 2014-15 Proforma [50kb]


Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Return, under the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Quarterly return

pdf icon Guidance for the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Quarterly Return [550kb]

This version was updated in March 2015

Annual return

pdf icon DoLS Annual Return 2014-15 Guidance [481kb]

This version was updated in February 2015

xls icon DoLS Annual Return 2014-15 Proforma [20Mb]


SSDA702 Guardianship Return, under the Mental Health Act 1983

pdf icon Guardianship 2014-15 Guidance [286kb]

xls icon Guardianship 2014-15 Proforma [37kb]

Versions updated in April 2015


Adult Social Care National Data Collections Newsletter

Newsletters from September 2015 onwards are available on the Social care collection materials 2016 page.

August 2015

July 2015

June 2015

pdf icon May 2015 [201kb]

pdf icon April 2015 [218kb]

pdf icon March 2015 [289kb]

pdf icon February 2015 [313kb]

pdf icon January 2015 [213kb]

pdf icon December 2014 [288kb]

The December 2014 newsletter was updated in January 2015 to correct a table reference in the item on the user survey from Table LTS001a to Table LTS001b.

pdf icon November 2014 [291kb]

pdf icon October 2014 [335kb]

pdf icon September 2014 [611kb]

pdf icon August 2014 [364kb]

pdf icon July 2014 [488kb]

pdf icon June 2014 [581kb]

pdf icon Adult Social Care National Collections mailbox queries - April 15 2015 [93kb]


Feedback Surveys

pdf icon Implementation Survey August 2014 [404kb]

pdf icon Guardianship Feedback Survey [356kb]

pdf icon RAP ASC-CAR feedback survey [417kb]

pdf icon PSS-EX1 feedback survey [391kb]

pdf icon DoLS feedback survey [465kb]

pdf icon ASCS submission date poll [283kb]

pdf icon SAR feedback survey report [380kb]

pdf icon Registered Blind and Partially Sighted People Feedback Survey Report [443kb]

pdf icon Burden assessment survey report [434kb]

pdf icon Survey of Local Authorities after the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care Return in 2014 [443kb]


Findings from the consultation on changes to the Personal Social Services Adult Social Care Survey, England from 2014-15 onwards

pdf icon ASCS Consultation Report [573kb]

pdf icon ASCS questions [395kb]

pdf icon Email and letter submission to the Adult Social Care Survey for England 2014-15 consultation [497kb]


Findings from the consultation on adult social care outputs from national returns

pdf icon Consultation survey report v 1.0 [470kb]

pdf icon Consultation survey report - appendices [643kb]


Uses and data quality of the Guardianship under the Mental Health Act 1983 collection

pdf icon Uses and data quality of the Guardianship under the Mental Health Act 1983 collection [603kb]


Group Membership

Please see http://www.hscic.gov.uk/socialcarecollections2016


Mailboxes for queries regarding our collections

The HSCIC social care team are always on hand to answer your queries. pdf icon Here are the addresses to use for each of the collections and areas [204kb].


Social Care Brochure

pdf icon Print version [1Mb]

pdf icon Web optimised version [643kb]


Secondment opportunities 2015-16

pdf icon Secondments 2015-16 [251kb]

word icon Expression of Interest Form requirements officer 2015-16 [49kb]


NASCIS T&Cs for 2014-15 restricted data

pdf icon Terms and Conditions for Restricted access for 2014-15 data [153kb]

word icon User Validation form 2014-15 [130kb]


Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF), England 2014-15

xls icon Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) 2014 data [97kb]

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