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

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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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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Upcoming events


Regional Improvement Board Meeting

A meeting to discuss Improvement issues which have been identified by the Regional Intelligence Network and to monitor the Regional Improvement Plan

Novotel, Stansted


Transforming Care for children and young people Learning from evidence and practice

As we approach the third year of the Transforming Care programme, we want to bring key people in local areas together to: 1. Take stock of what we know…

Mecure Hotel, 119 Norflk Street, Sheffield, Yorkshire, S1 2JE

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Latest Resources

Thu, 13 Sep 2018

Unlocking Capacity: Smarter Together

Helping health and adult social care work better together. Make a difference. Structure services around people and places. Step outside your own organisation and see the potential that lies outside. This resource is aimed at system leaders with the power to work differently. It shows how collaborative working between health and adult social care can improve outcomes for people and make better use of limited resources.

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018

NHS Social Care and Supporty Guide - Now Live

If you or someone you know needs help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability, this website explains your options and where you can get support.

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