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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Upcoming events


East of England Preparing for Adulthood Event

Children's Services have invited colleagues to a Preparing for Adulthood Event on the 6th June 2018. Please contact for booking…

Hertfordshire Development Centre


Assistant Directors Forum Meeting

Assistant Directors look in depth at areas requiring improvements at themed meetings

Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Byron Room, Foster Road, Trumpington, CAMBS CB2 9NL

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Latest Resources

Mon, 14 May 2018

2018 Social Care Digital Innovation Funding (Wave 2): expressions of interest

The LGA in partnership with NHS Digital is launching the second wave of the Social Care Digital Innovation Programme. Up to £100,000 is being made available for councils to support innovation in adult social care. Approaches will need to demonstrate where digital can make a real difference. Twelve councils will each receive £20,000 to support an initial discovery phase of work which will assist in helping understanding user need, engaging with staff, defining the specific problem areas to be addressed and identifying potential solutions.

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Mon, 30 Apr 2018

The influence of social care on delayed transfers of care (DTOC) among older people

This is a research on whether there is a link between discharge planning approaches and LA spend in terms of homecare/residential care.

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