executive summary

This report is the TEASC Executive Summary which analyses the self-assessments undertaken in 2017/18 by of 22 of the 23 councils in the North West Region of England, using the Local Government Association (LGA) and Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) Risk Assessment Tool.

Recent publications highlighted that at the national level the sustainability of the ASC market is increasingly at risk. Following on from these recent discussions, the NW ADASS Branch meetings focused on the scale of financial challenge and the level of risk in care markets in the North West.