Adult Social Care Improvement Programme

ADASS is the association of directors of adult social services. We are a charity that aims to further the interests of people in need of social care by promoting high standards and influencing the development of social care legislation and policy. The East Region has 11 Adult Social Care Directors and is supported by the ADASS East regional improvement team which is responsible for identifying opportunities for regional collaboration on improvement.


The Future of Social Care

Latest news

Mon, 01 Oct 2018

High impact change model event East of England - Saffron Walden, 19 September 2018

It was developed by national partners in 2015 to promote a new approach to system resilience and year around planning for timely discharge…

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Wed, 15 Aug 2018

Great news for the Eastern Region Sector Led Improvement Programme

A special congratulations to Fran Leddra from Thurrock who has become one of three new Chairs of the national Principal Social Workers…

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Upcoming events


Digital Leads Network

Digital Network to exchange practice and look at ways to work in collaboration

Fawcett Room, Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Trumpington


Assistant Directors Forum

AD Forum to discuss current challenges and to come up with solutions. To exchange practice.

Hall Mark Hotel, Bar Hill, Cambridge

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Latest Resources

Thu, 14 Feb 2019

Juggling work and unpaid care, by CarersUK

Caring, unpaid, for older and disabled relatives is an increasing issue for our time and one that is affecting more families and friends in both the UK and throughout the world.

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Mon, 11 Feb 2019

New Developments in Adult Social Care

Further considerations for developing a Six Steps Approach to delivering effective outcomes and managing demand

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