Milton Keynes commended

Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Most people are well served by Milton Keynes social services and prospects for improvement are promising, according to a joint report published by the Audit Commission and Social Services Inspectorate. The report commends Milton Keynes for impressive recent progress and successful delivery of change, saying it gives cause for confidence in further improvements. “Adult social services have not enjoyed the same level of priority and stability of leadership as children¹s services,” the report says. “Although there has been recent progress for some service users, there are gaps in provision for older people and people with physical disabilities. “For older people, waiting times for the delivery of services such as aids and adaptations and homecare are too long.” To help Milton Keynes focus on its drive for further improvement, the reviewers have put together a set of priorities for action. They include: – Supporting more people to live at home, and developing a positive vision for services for older and disabled

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