Admissions to nursing or residential homes for those aged 18 – 64
Research suggests that, where possible, people prefer to stay in their own home rather than move into residential care. However, it is acknowledged that for some client groups that admission to residential or nursing care homes can represent an improvement in their situation.
The service is committed to enabling people to remain in their homes or most suitable housing options to maintain a decent quality of life for as long as possible. The service also confirms that it assesses the needs of each person to ensure that the right service is provided at the right time ensuring that residential and nursing care is provided at the most appropriate time.
Performance during Q2 of 2.2 is within the target of 5.0.
The latest annual comparator data from the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF) shows that Shropshire is within the top quartile performers for this measure and lower (better) than all comparator groups. Data for the year to March 2021 shows; Shropshire 3.3 England 13.3 West Midlands 13.6 Statistical Neighbours 13.3