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.


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Latest news

Tue, 01 May 2018

James Bullion becomes the regional Chair Lead for ADASS nationally

We would like to congratulate James Bullion on his new national ADASS role.

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Wed, 25 Oct 2017

ADASS Vice President 2018-19 - Nominations Result

We are pleased to announce that Julie Ogley has been elected unopposed to the role of ADASS Vice President from 12 April 2018 and then…

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Latest Resources

Mon, 16 Jul 2018

Learning from CQC System Reviews

In July 2017 the Department of Health and Social Care and Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government jointly commissioned CCQ to review health and social care systems in 20 local areas to find out how services are working together to care for people aged 65 and older. These system reviews have been completed and a final national report will be launched on Tuesday 3 July 2018.

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Mon, 09 Jul 2018

People's experience in adult social care services: improving eht experience of care and support for people using adult social care services - Guidance and guidelines - NICE

This guideline covers the care and support of adults receiving social care in their own homes, residential care and community settings. It aims to help people understand what care they can expect and to improve their experience by supporting them to make decisions about their care.

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