Guidance

Adult social care outcomes framework: handbook of definitions

Sets out the technical detail of each ASCOF measure.

Documents

The adult social care outcomes framework 2016/17: handbook of definitions

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Details

The adult social care outcomes framework (ASCOF) measures how well care and support services achieve the outcomes that matter most to people.

The ASCOF handbook of definitions sets out the technical detail of each measure, with examples to minimise confusion and inconsistency in reporting and interpretation.

Published 18 July 2017
Last updated 9 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added updated handbook for 2018 to 2019.
  2. Added 2017/18 handbook of definitions.
  3. First published.