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Social care collection materials 2017

Letters to social services
Adult Social Care Publications
Equalities and Classifications Framework (EQ-CL)
Short and Long Term Support (SALT)
Summary of the Registers of People who are Blind or Partially Sighted Data Collection
Adult Social Care Finance Return (ASC-FR)
Deferred Payments Agreements (DPA)
Safeguarding Adults Collection (SAC)
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Return, under the Mental Capacity Act 2005
Guardianship under the Mental Health Act 1983
Feedback Surveys
Group membership
Adult Social Care National Data Collections Newsletter
Terms and Conditions for 2016-17 Management Information

For any enquiries regarding our Social care collections, please contact us using our pdf icon Adult Social Care National Data Collections Mailboxes NHS Digital [87kb] also shown in the guidance documents below or call our contact centre on 0300 303 5678.

Collections for the 2016-17 reporting year.

Letters to social services

pdf icon Letter to social services March Letter 2017 [133kb]

pdf icon September 2016 letter [205kb]

Adult Social Care Publications

All Publication


Equalities and Classifications Framework (EQ-CL)

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

pdf icon Please see the 2016-17 guidance for the latest information [748kb]

This version was released in September 2016.


Short and Long Term Support (SALT)

Guidance documents:

pdf icon SALT guidance 2016-17 v1.3 [1Mb]

xls icon SALT Data Return 2016-17 [503kb]

pdf icon SALT sources for ASCOF 2016-17 v1.1 [978kb]

xls icon SALT FAQs - 2016-17 Searchable index v1.0.xlsm [121kb]

The guidance and draft data return were released in September 2016. The data return and guidance were last updated in March 2017.

The FAQ document was added in February 2017.


Summary of the Registers of People who are Blind or Partially Sighted Data Collection (SSDA902)

Guidance:

The September 2015 letter to councils noted in Appendix A that the next time the registered blind and partially sighted return is collected in respect of 2016-17, local authorities will submit the data as a table in the SALT return.

pdf icon SSDA902 Guidance 2016-17 [114kb] updated in December 2016. The data will be collected as part of the SALT data return.


Adult Social Care Finance Return (ASC-FR)

Guidance documents:

pdf icon ASC-FR Guidance 2016-17 [495kb]

xls icon ASC-FR Proforma 2016 - 17 [5Mb]

These versions were released in September 2016.


Deferred Payments Agreements (DPA)

Guidance documents:

xls icon DPA Return 2016-2017 v1.2 [401kb]

pdf icon DPA Guidance 201617 v1.0 [292kb]

These versions were released in September 2016. 


Safeguarding Adults Collection (SAC)

Guidance documents:

pdf icon Safeguarding Adults Collection (SAC) 2016-17 guidance [451kb]

This guidance was updated in April 2017

xls icon Safeguarding Adults Collection 2016-17 pro forma [97kb]

This version was released in April 2017

Please ensure all submissions are made using this latest version of the pro forma or the file downloaded from SDCS.


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

Data return template

xls icon Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Return Data Template 2016-17 v1.2 [1Mb]

This template was published in April 2017 and must be the version used when making data submissions to NHS Digital. Previous versions of the data template will not be able to be uploaded via the new submission tool

Guidance documents:

word icon Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2016-17 data collection guidance [270kb]

These documents were published in February 2016.

xls icon Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Return 2016-17 Validation Tool [146kb]

The validation tool was published in November 2016

pdf icon Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Return 2016-17 Validation Tool User Guide [1008kb]

The User Guide was published in November 2016


Guardianship under the Mental Health Act 1983

The Guardianship collection has now changed to a biennial collection and, as outlined in the Social Care letter to councils issued last September, there will not be a data collection this year (for 2016-17 data). The next data collection will be in April 2018 but will cover both years 2016-17 and 2017-18. Details about the data collection can be found on the Social Care collection materials 2018 web page (here).

(Updated May 2017)

Feedback surveys

pdf icon DoLS feedback survey 2015-16 V1.0 [503kb]

pdf icon Guardian feedback survey 2015-16 [374kb]

pdf icon Safeguarding Adults Collection feedback survey [481kb]

pdf icon SALT Feedback survey Nov 16 [674kb]

Group Membership

xls icon Group Membership October 2016 [59kb]

This version shows membership as on 1 October 2016

Adult Social Care National Data Collections Newsletter

pdf icon October 2016 [178kb]

Terms and Conditions for 2016-17 Management Information

pdf icon 2016-17 Terms and Conditions for Management Information [208kb]

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