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Putting people first: a shared vision and commitment to the transformation of adult social care

  • Author:
    Ministers, local government, NHS, social care, professional and regulatory organisations
  • Published date:
    10 December 2007
  • Gateway reference:
    Not required
  • Pages:
    8
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown

Across Government, the shared ambition is to put people first through a radical reform of public services, enabling people to live their own lives as they wish, confident that services are of high quality, are safe and promote their own individual needs for independence, well-being and dignity.

This ministerial concordat establishes the collaboration between central and local government, the sector's professional leadership, providers and the regulator.  It sets out the shared aims and values which will guide the transformation of adult social care, and recognises that the sector will work across agendas with users and carers to transform people’s experience of local support and services.

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