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Social support and good social relations make an important contribution to health. Social support helps give people the emotional and practical resources they need to live fulfilled lives and be resilient to challenges they face.
The facts and figures included in this section of the JSNA only provide a part of the current picture for Adult Social Care in Lancashire. It is the outcomes that are achieved by the services being provided that are the most important. The fifth national survey of people who use social care services took place in 2014/15, and key messages for Lancashire-12 area were:
- In the Lancashire-12 area, 62.6% of the people surveyed rated their quality of life as good or even better (England=58.3%).
81.5% of people who use services in Lancashire-12 feel that they have control over their daily lives, compared to the England average of 77.3%.
94.0% of people who use services in Lancashire-12 were satisfied with the care and support they receive which compares favourably to the England average of around 89.9%.
69.9% of people who use services said they could find the information and advice that they needed which is better than the England average of 73.7%.
72.9% of people who use services reported that they feel safe as they want, which compares favourably to the England average of about 68.5%. Also, 88.9% of people receiving services reported that their services made them feel safe and secure, which is higher than the England average of around 84.5%.
The Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework 2013-14 (2.87 MB, Acrobat PDF)
Adult Social Care Framework Handbook of Definitions 2013-14 (1.28 MB, Acrobat PDF)
Lancashire ASCOF Comparator Report 2012-13 (1.19 MB, Acrobat PDF)
Adult Social Care Survey Summary 2012-13 (45 KB, Acrobat PDF)
ASCOF Indicators - district summary 2012-13 (33 KB, Excel)
Adult Indicator and District Summary 2014 (30 KB, Excel)