ASSOCIATION OF DIRECTORS OF ADULT SOCIAL SERVICES

Wednesday June 4, 2014

ADASS President David Pearson said: “ADASS has welcomed the re-affirmation of the principles and values of personalisation, launched today by

hink Local; Act Personal, and to the new partnership agreement that the Association is pleased to have signed up to.

“In just three short years TLAP has helped transform the social care experience for so many thousands of people and we, as directors and senior managers of adult social services departments, are pleased and proud to have been associated with its work.”

ENDS

For further information contact:
David Pearson, ADASS President, 0115 977 463
Drew Clode, ADASS Policy/Press Adviser, 020 8348 5023 Mob: 07976 837755

Editorial Notes

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) represents directors and senior managers of adult social services departments in English local authorities. Directors (DASSs) have statutory responsibilities for the social care of older people, adults with disabilities and adults with mental health needs.
In many authorities ADASS members will also share a number of responsibilities for the provision and/or commissioning of housing, leisure, libraries, culture, and community safety on behalf of their councils. More than a third of DASSs are also the statutory director of children’s services for their authority.