New ADASS president calls for community focus

By Paul Marinko | 25 April 2024

The new president of the Association of Directors of Social Services (ADASS) has called for a community, rather than a hospital, focus for the sector.

Melanie Williams told the association’s Spring Seminar in Bedfordshire that there was a ‘disproportionate’ political focus on hospital discharges despite four in five requests for social care support coming from the community.

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