The transformation of health and social care requires significant shifts in approaches to care and requires accurate prediction of demand and matching to ensure the availability of appropriate supply. This page hosts local and regional intelligence with the aim of supporting effective commissioning and to help improve wider research and intelligence capability.
To enable the sharing of information and good practice the learning resources and products that are developed in the region, as a result of the Developing Care Markets for Choice and Quality programme (DCMQC), will also be placed on this page.
A learning directory has been created offering details of a wide range of courses from postgraduate to bespoke courses run by independent trainers. The resource also includes a separate list of training provision delivered in other areas. The learning directory includes details of courses within the region and external courses.
This 2010 report analysed the adult social care market in the region, using nationally available data to look in detail at the makeup of the adult social care market across all the fifteen authorities.