Adult social care-aids and adaptations

1. How much did your local authority spend on aids and adaptations in each of the last four years?

Year Amount spent 
2014 – 2015£5,499,897
2015 – 2016£5,063,170
2016 – 2017£5,335,480
2017 – 2018£6,638,831

2. How much did you spend on aids and adaptations as a proportion of the social care budget in each of the last four years?

Year Amount spent as a proportion 
2014 -20153.47%
2015 – 20163.07%
2016 – 20173.18%
2017 – 20183.82%

3. What forms of aids and adaptations did your local authority spend money on?

Community equipment to support daily living, minor adaptations (ramps, thresholds, door widening etc.), technology based equipment / digital technology to support independence.

4. How many people did you support to secure aids and adaptations to their homes in each of the last four years?

This information is not available in full. 33,750 individuals have received a service since 1st June 2017 to 31st January 2019.

5. What proportion of people who have received aids and adaptations in each of the last four years have also had a care plan in place?

We do not record and report our data in that way so this information is not available.

6. How much of the social care budget was spent on prevention in each of the last four years?

Prevention is at the heart of all we do, and so it is not possible to quantify as a proportion of total spend, which is indicated in published Budgets.