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Health, Social Care and Housing - Data linking project

Background

Date linkingIn order to improve and plan future social care, housing support and health services, we need to use information about these services, including some information about the people who utilise them.

The joining up of certain information from these services will enable planners, to develop an improved understanding of the important interactions between social care, housing support and health services in people's care and support.

For example, it is important for us to understand for people who were admitted to hospital on several occasions in a short space of time, if they had any social care and/or housing support package in place. Furthermore, we need to understand if changes in support packages can prevent people being admitted to hospital.

The linking of health, social care and housing data aims to provide this improved information, in the form of statistics, whilst maintaining people's confidentiality and privacy.

Further information about the project are available using the links provided.

Projects

Privacy Impact Assessment (General)

Privacy Notice

Contacts