Solihull Social Care and Health Profiles and Tools

All Services

The NHS Atlas of Variation

The NHS Atlas provides investment, activity and outcome data relating to the whole population in need and not just those who happen to make contact with a particular service. The tool consists of over 100 national maps which help to identify local area variations in the provision, uptake, outcome and costs of healthcare. The tool covers measures relating to the care of both adults and children.

Adult Social Care

Adult Social Care Outcomes

The Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF) provides benchmarking data on the care outcomes and experiences of local people and helps to identify priorities for local improvement. The individual outcome measures cover four key areas of Adult Social Care service delivery:

  • Enhancing quality of life for people with care and support needs;
  • Delaying and reducing the need for care and support;
  • Ensuring that people have a positive experience of care and support;
  • Safeguarding adults whose circumstances make them vulnerable and protecting from avoidable harm.

Read Solihull’s latest ASCOF report here. Alternatively explore the data via the Health & Social Care Information Centre interactive website.

Adult Social Care Profile

The Public Health England Adult Social Care profile provides Local Authority level data about people who use or have the potential to use Adult Social Care services. This includes Solihull data relating to people with care and support needs, admissions to residential and nursing care, delayed transfers of care, quality of life and satisfaction measures and safeguarding measures.

Adult Social Care User Survey

The Adult Social Care Survey operates on an annual basis and seeks the opinions of services users aged 18 and over about whether the services they receive are helping them to live safely and independently in their own home and the impact on their quality of life. Read the latest findings for Solihull here.

Learning Disabilities

The Public Health England Learning Disability profile provides a range of local area data about adults and children with a Learning Disability, including numbers known to a service (school, GP, Local Authority), as well as access to accommodation and support services.

Adults with Mental Health Issues

Public Health England produces the following local area mental health profiles:

Community Mental Health summary including  levels of mental health and illness, treatment and outcomes.

Common Mental Health Disorders profile including data on prevalence, risk factors and admissions.

The Annual Mental Health Bulletin provides data at local area (Clinical Commissioning Group) about people who used adult secondary mental health and learning disability services including admissions and community contacts.

Older People and Dementia

The Public Health England Dementia profile provides local area data around prevalence, as well as prevention and support.

The End of Life Care profile provides key measures relating to cause and place of death.


Read the Solihull Carers Needs Assessment here.

The Carers Survey is conducted every two years and is targeted at carers aged 18 and over and who are caring for someone aged 18 or over. Carers’ opinions are sought on a number of topics thought to be integral to helping them achieve a balanced life alongside their caring role. Specifically the survey seeks to:

  • Assess whether services received by carers are helping them in their caring role and their life outside of caring;
  • Assess carers' perception of services provided to the cared for person.

Read the latest findings for Solihull here.

Adult Safeguarding

NHS Digital's Safeguarding Adults report enables users to compare Local Authority adult safeguarding referrals against national benchmarks.

Additional Safeguarding activity and performance data for Solihull is available in the Solihull Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report.

Future Care Needs

Two resources developed by the Institute of Public Care (IPC) are designed to help explore the impact that demographic change and the prevalence of certain conditions may have on the future care needs of the local population.

For adults aged 18-64 access these population projections through the Projecting Adult Needs and Service Information (PANSI) website, which includes projections of the future number of residents with a physical disability, learning disability and those with a mental health condition.

For older people aged 65+ these projections are available through the Projecting Older People Population Information (POPPI) website, which includes estimates of the future number of residents with dementia, the numbers likely to require support with mobility, self care and domestic tasks, the likely prevalence of falls as well as ill health and disease prevalence.

Adult Social Care Value for Money

The Adult Social Care Efficiency Tool helps local authorities to understand how their services compare for value for money with similar local authority areas.

Other Adult Social Care Reports

The Solihull Local Account describes how Solihull Council is doing in delivering care and support services.

Childrens Social Care

Local Area Interactive Tool

The Local Area Interactive Tool (LAIT) compares data related to children and young people across all local authorities in England. It can also be used to make comparisons over time. The tool includes data on: looked-after children, child protection, pupil attainment, children’s health, post-16 circumstances and judgments from school inspectors.

Health Related Behavioural Survey

The views of Solihull children & young people are captured in the Health Related Behavioural Survey. This asks primary and secondary school pupils in Solihull about their emotional health & wellbeing, physical activity & leisure, as well as their views on healthy eating, drugs, alcohol & tobacco, safety and citizenship.

Safeguarding Children

The Local Safeguarding Children Board Annual Report provides a range of activity and performance data for Solihull.

Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Read Solihull’s Needs Assessment for children and young people aged 0-25 years with a Special Educational Need or Disability here.

Looked After Children (including Adoption)

The Department for Education produces annual Local Authority level data relating to Looked After Children (LAC), including information about placements, Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children, access to health services and emotional and behavioural wellbeing. The tables also provide data on Care Leavers accommodation and their education and employment status.

Characteristics of Children in Need

The Department for Education produces annual Local Authority level data relating to the Characteristics of Children in Need. This is based on the Children in Need Census which collects data on:

  • children ‘looked after’ by local authorities, either by placement with foster carers, in a residential home or with parents or other relative;
  • children who are supported in their families or independently;
  • children who are the subject of a child protection plan;
  • unborn children identified as potentially requiring social care services.

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