Adult Social Care and the Comprehensive Spending Review: Key issues emerging from discussions with 13 local authorities

As part of their preparations for the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) asked to speak to a sample of local authorities to understand their experiences.

The discussions focused on the following topics:

  • Efficiencies – past and future/successes and challenges
  • Measuring Service Quality
  • Impact of Covid on service delivery
  • Demand pressures

This report summarises the key themes of the discussions with 13 local authorities.