A National Statistics publication for Scotland
The United Kingdom Statistics Authority has designated these statistics as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 and signifying compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.
Designation can be interpreted to mean that the statistics: meet identified user needs; are produced, managed and disseminated to high standards; and are explained well.
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For enquiries about this publication please contact:
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Telephone: 0131 244 3777
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Office of the Chief Statistician, Telephone: 0131 244 0442,
How to access background or source data
A spreadsheet accompanying this statistical bulletin with Local Authority data can be found at:
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Health/Publications and selecting "SOCIAL CARE SERVICES, SCOTLAND, 2016".
A more detailed spreadsheet, which covers the same general topics included in this report but with more sub-categories and data going back to 1999, will be uploaded to the following web page shortly after this release:
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