Adult Social Care

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Adult Social Care

Problem

Demographic and other pressures such as cuts to local authority budgets, have placed strains on the social (long-term) care systems. There is a need to help local councils and health services to take early action to tackle unmet social care needs.

Aim

Increase timely planning and better provision of social care. Using the (Whole Systems Intrgrated Care) WSIC dataset, this will be explored using advanced statistical models to predict an individual person's: future need for social care, care home admission, and escalation of social care utilisation.

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