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Home care: delivering personal care and practical support to older people living in their own homes [NG21]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.3.19

Consider addressing the potential negative effect of social isolation on people's health and wellbeing. Consider involving voluntary sector and community organisations to maintain family and local community links, working with the carer as appropriate.

What was measured: Public Health Outcomes Framework indicator 1.18: Proportion of adult social care users who have as much social contact as they would like.
Data collection end: March 2013
43.2%
Data collection end: March 2014
44.5%
Data collection end: March 2015
44.8%
Area covered: England
Source: Public Health England. Public Health Outcomes Framework



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