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[this is a data cube dataset] A data cube dataset in folders : Health and Social Care, Scottish Government

Home Care Services

Number of hours of home care provided by local authority, and number of clients receiving home care from LA and private/voluntary providers.

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Dimensions
Dimension
Value
Home Care Provider
  1. Local Authority
  2. Private Or Voluntary
Hours Provided
  1. 10 Or More Hours
  2. All Hours
  3. Average Hours
  4. Number Of Hours
Measure Type
  1. Count
  2. Ratio
Reference Period
  1. 2005
  2. 2006
  3. 2007
  4. 2008
  5. 2009
Reference Area
(showing types of area available in these data)
  1. Countries
  2. Council Areas
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About the Dataset
Contact
Publisher
Scottish Government
Creator
Scottish Government
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License
Issued
29/07/2014
Modified
09/02/2016
Next update due
Not supplied
Description

Data on social care provided or purchased by Local Authorities from the Social Care Survey (Home Care Census prior to 2013), for the week that includes 31 March of the given year.

The data is supplied by all 32 Local Authorities in Scotland, who collect this information as part of their Social Care Management Information system and is submitted to Scottish Government via ProcXed.

Information is returned for every person who has had a Social Care assessment and receives or uses: During the Census Week (any week including 31 March 2015):

  • Home Care services, including re-ablement services
  • Meals services (provided or purchased by the local authority)
  • Housing Support services
  • OPTIONAL - other services e.g. Shopping, Laundry.

During the financial year 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015:

  • Community Alarms / other Telecare services (this was previously only collected for the census week)
  • Services or support provided through Self-Directed Support, including Direct Payments
  • Social Worker / support worker services

Options for Home Care Provider field: Local Authority Private or Voluntary - available for All Hours only

Options for Hours Provided field: Number of hours: Number of hours of care provided. 10 or more hours: Number of clients receiving 10 or more hours of care in the week. All Hours: Despite the name, this is the number of clients receiving at least part of their care from the Local Authority or from the Private/Voluntary sectors (based on the value of Home Care Provider) Average Hours: Number of hours per client (i.e. hours / clients) (note: typo in label in ODPP (Average))

Link to publication: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Health/Data/HomeCare Population data from NRS mid-year estimates: http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/population/population-estimates/mid-year-population-estimates

(Note: Rates for 2005-09 on ODPP are likely to use population estimates before rebasing on 2011 Census.)

Details
Confidentiality Policy

Data submitted to Scottish Government using the secure ProcXed system. No rounding applied to the 2005-09 data currently on the ODPP, but current published data rounded to nearest 10 (clients) or 100 (hours).

Quality Management
Not supplied
Accuracy and Reliability

Data goes through a validation process when entered into ProcXed, and any unusual/unexpected values are checked with the Local Authority.

Coherence and Comparability
Not supplied
Accessibility and Clarity

No restrictions on access to dataset.

Relevance

Users of Home Care statistics:

  • Scottish Government (feeds into National Indicators and resource allocation formula, to inform policy decisions relating to social care)
  • NHS (feeds into NHS Scotland indicator)
  • Local Authorities (for benchmarking and strategic planning)
  • Care Inspectorate (to inform inspections)
  • Private sector care providers (for information about supply of/demand for care)
  • Third sector providers (often for information on a group of people who require care for a specific reason)
  • Carers and general public
Timeliness and Punctuality

Data for 2014/15 (for users of Home Care services at end of March 2015) published in November 2015.

Revisions
Not supplied
URI

This is a linked data resource: it has a permanent unique uri at which both humans and machines can find it on the Internet, and which can be used an identifier in queries on our SPARQL endpoint.

http://statistics.gov.scot/data/home-care-services
Dimensions Linked Data

A linked data-orientated view of dimensions and values

Dimension Locked Value
Home Care Provider
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/dimension/homeCareProvider
(not locked to a value)
Hours Provided
http://statistics.gov.scot/def/dimension/hoursProvided
(not locked to a value)
Reference Area
http://purl.org/linked-data/sdmx/2009/dimension#refArea
(not locked to a value)
Reference Period
http://purl.org/linked-data/sdmx/2009/dimension#refPeriod
(not locked to a value)
Measure Type
http://purl.org/linked-data/cube#measureType
(not locked to a value)
Graphs

Linked Data is stored in graphs. We keep dataset contents (the data) separately from the metadata, to make it easier for you to find exactly what you need.

The data in this dataset are stored in the graph: http://statistics.gov.scot/graph/home-care-services

The data structure definition for this data cube dataset is stored in the same graph as the data: http://statistics.gov.scot/graph/home-care-services

All other metadata about this dataset are stored in the graph: http://statistics.gov.scot/graph/home-care-services/metadata

Linked Data Resources

A breakdown by type of the 1,500 resources in this dataset's data graph.

Resource type Number of resources
Collection 2
Component specification 12
Data structure definition 1
Observation 1,485
All metadata
In Graph http://statistics.gov.scot/graph/home-care-services/metadata
Accessibility and Clarity http://statistics.gov.scot/def/statistical-quality/accessibility-and-clarity
No restrictions on access to dataset. xsd:string
Accuracy and Reliability http://statistics.gov.scot/def/statistical-quality/accuracy-and-reliability
Data goes through a validation process when entered into ProcXed, and any unusual/unexpected values are checked with the Local Authority. xsd:string
Comment rdfs:comment http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#comment
Number of hours of home care provided by local authority, and number of clients receiving home care from LA and private/voluntary providers. xsd:string
Confidentiality http://statistics.gov.scot/def/statistical-quality/confidentiality
Data submitted to Scottish Government using the secure ProcXed system. No rounding applied to the 2005-09 data currently on the ODPP, but current published data rounded to nearest 10 (clients) or 100 (hours). xsd:string
Contact email http://publishmydata.com/def/dataset#contactEmail
mailto:statistics.enquiries@scotland.gsi.gov.uk
Creator dcterms:creator http://purl.org/dc/terms/creator
Scottish Government http://statistics.gov.scot/id/organisation/scottish-government
Date Issued dcterms:issued http://purl.org/dc/terms/issued
July 29, 2014 02:00 xsd:dateTime
Date Modified dcterms:modified http://purl.org/dc/terms/modified
February 09, 2016 17:06 xsd:dateTime
Description dcterms:description http://purl.org/dc/terms/description
Data on social care provided or purchased by Local Authorities from the Social Care Survey (Home Care Census prior to 2013), for the week that includes 31 March of the given year. The data is supplied by all 32 Local Authorities in Scotland, who collect this information as part of their Social Care Management Information system and is submitted to Scottish Government via ProcXed. Information is returned for every person who has had a Social Care assessment and receives or uses: During the Census Week (any week including 31 March 2015): * Home Care services, including re-ablement services * Meals services (provided or purchased by the local authority) * Housing Support services * OPTIONAL - other services e.g. Shopping, Laundry. During the financial year 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015: * Community Alarms / other Telecare services (this was previously only collected for the census week) * Services or support provided through Self-Directed Support, including Direct Payments * Social Worker / support worker services Options for Home Care Provider field: Local Authority Private or Voluntary - available for All Hours only Options for Hours Provided field: Number of hours: Number of hours of care provided. 10 or more hours: Number of clients receiving 10 or more hours of care in the week. All Hours: Despite the name, this is the number of clients receiving at least part of their care from the Local Authority or from the Private/Voluntary sectors (based on the value of Home Care Provider) Average Hours: Number of hours per client (i.e. hours / clients) (note: typo in label in ODPP (Average)) Link to publication: [http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Health/Data/HomeCare](http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Health/Data/HomeCare) Population data from NRS mid-year estimates: [http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/population/population-estimates/mid-year-population-estimates]( http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/population/population-estimates/mid-year-population-estimates) (Note: Rates for 2005-09 on ODPP are likely to use population estimates before rebasing on 2011 Census.) xsd:string
Graph http://publishmydata.com/def/dataset#graph
http://statistics.gov.scot/graph/home-care-services
Has a SPARQL endpoint at void:sparqlEndpoint http://rdfs.org/ns/void#sparqlEndpoint
http://statistics.gov.scot/sparql
In folder http://publishmydata.com/def/ontology/folder/inFolder
Health and Social Care http://statistics.gov.scot/def/concept/folders/themes/health-and-social-care
Scottish Government http://statistics.gov.scot/def/concept/folders/organisations/scottish-government
Label rdfs:label http://www.w3.org/2000/01/rdf-schema#label
Home Care Services xsd:string
License dcterms:license http://purl.org/dc/terms/license
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/2/
Publisher dcterms:publisher http://purl.org/dc/terms/publisher
Scottish Government http://statistics.gov.scot/id/organisation/scottish-government
References dcterms:references http://purl.org/dc/terms/references
http://docs.publishmydata.com
Relevance http://statistics.gov.scot/def/statistical-quality/relevance
Users of Home Care statistics: * Scottish Government (feeds into National Indicators and resource allocation formula, to inform policy decisions relating to social care) * NHS (feeds into NHS Scotland indicator) * Local Authorities (for benchmarking and strategic planning) * Care Inspectorate (to inform inspections) * Private sector care providers (for information about supply of/demand for care) * Third sector providers (often for information on a group of people who require care for a specific reason) * Carers and general public xsd:string
Theme dcat:theme http://www.w3.org/ns/dcat#theme
Health and Social Care http://statistics.gov.scot/def/concept/folders/themes/health-and-social-care
Timeliness and Punctuality http://statistics.gov.scot/def/statistical-quality/timeliness-and-punctuality
Data for 2014/15 (for users of Home Care services at end of March 2015) published in November 2015. xsd:string
Title dcterms:title http://purl.org/dc/terms/title
Home Care Services xsd:string
Type rdf:type http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#type
Data set http://purl.org/linked-data/cube#DataSet
Dataset http://publishmydata.com/def/dataset#Dataset
http://publishmydata.com/def/dataset#LinkedDataset
dataset http://rdfs.org/ns/void#Dataset
Dataset http://www.w3.org/ns/dcat#Dataset
In Graph http://statistics.gov.scot/graph/home-care-services
Structure qb:structure http://purl.org/linked-data/cube#structure
http://statistics.gov.scot/data/structure/home-care-services http://statistics.gov.scot/data/structure/home-care-services
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