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Policies and strategies


In this section you can learn about our main plans and strategies that help guide our work and our work with partners in delivering social care and health services across the borough.

Adult Social Care

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) for Gateshead identifies the current and future health and well-being needs of the local population. It informs the priorities and targets set within the Gateshead Local Area Agreement. It will lead to agreed commissioning priorities that aim to improve outcomes and reduce health inequalities.

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

Adult Social Care in Gateshead - How are we doing (Local Account 2014-15)

This (The) local account describes the delivery of adult social care services in Gateshead over the last year, along with our priorities and plans for the future. We also welcome your feedback so we can improve it for next year.

Adult Social Care in Gateshead - How are we doing?  (pdf, 765Kb)

Other strategies, polices and plans

Gateshead Better Care Fund

For more information please visit our Gateshead Better Care Fund page.

Safeguarding Adults

For more information please visit our Safeguarding Adults policies and procedures page.

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