Sets out the indicators for measuring adult social care outcomes in 2013 and 2014.
- describes the principles for the way in which the framework should be used, and its role in supporting local improvement
- provides a national commentary on adult social care outcomes in 2011 to 2012, the first year of the operation of the framework
- sets out the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF) for 2013 to 2014
- provides a forward look for the development of the framework in future years
The ASCOF Handbook of Definitions sets out the technical detail of each measure, with worked examples to minimise confusion and inconsistency in reporting and interpretation.