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Social care thresholds - council breakdown
The Commission for Social Care Inspection has released a report showing the wide variation in care received across England.

In some areas, people receive social care as soon as they develop problems such as reduced mobility whereas in others they have to wait until their condition is critical before the council will provide help.

Click on the map or scroll down to find your council's eligibility threshold for care: low, moderate, substantial or critical.

North EastNorth WestYorks and HumberEast MidlandsWest MidlandsEast of EnglandSouth WestSouth EastLondon

NORTH EAST

Council 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Darlington Moderate Moderate Moderate
Durham Substantial Substantial Substantial
Gateshead Moderate Moderate Substantial
Hartlepool Moderate Moderate Substantial
Middlesbrough Missing Substantial Substantial
Newcastle upon Tyne Substantial Substantial Substantial
North Tyneside Substantial Substantial Substantial
Northumberland Critical Critical Critical
Redcar & Cleveland Substantial Substantial Substantial
South Tyneside Substantial Substantial Substantial
Sunderland Low Low Low
Stockton-on-Tees Moderate Moderate Moderate

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NORTH WEST

Council 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Blackburn with Darwen Moderate Moderate Substantial
Blackpool Substantial Substantial Substantial
Bolton Moderate Moderate Moderate
Bury Substantial Substantial Substantial
Cheshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Cumbria Substantial Substantial Substantial
Halton Substantial Moderate Moderate
Knowsley Moderate Moderate Moderate
Lancashire Moderate Moderate Moderate
Liverpool Moderate Moderate Moderate
Manchester Substantial Substantial Substantial
Oldham Substantial Substantial Substantial
Rochdale Moderate Moderate Moderate
Salford Moderate Moderate Moderate
Sefton Substantial Substantial Substantial
St Helens Moderate Moderate Moderate
Stockport Substantial Substantial Substantial
Tameside Substantial Substantial Substantial
Trafford Moderate Moderate Substantial
Warrington Moderate Moderate Moderate
Wigan Substantial Substantial Substantial
Wirral Substantial Substantial Substantial

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YORKS & HUMBER

Council 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Barnsley Substantial Substantial Substantial
Bradford Moderate Moderate Substantial
Calderdale Low Low Low
Doncaster Moderate Moderate Moderate
East Riding of Yorkshire Moderate Moderate Moderate
Kingston upon Hull Substantial Substantial Substantial
Kirklees Low Substantial Substantial
Leeds Substantial Substantial Substantial
North East Lincolnshire Moderate Moderate Moderate
North Lincolnshire Moderate Moderate Moderate
North Yorkshire Critical Substantial Substantial
Rotherham Moderate Substantial Substantial
Sheffield Substantial Substantial Substantial
Wakefield Substantial Substantial Substantial
York Moderate Moderate Moderate

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EAST MIDLANDS

Council 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Derby Low Moderate Moderate
Derbyshire Moderate Moderate Moderate
Leicester Substantial Substantial Substantial
Leicestershire Moderate Moderate Moderate
Lincolnshire Moderate Moderate Moderate
Northamptonshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Nottingham Moderate Moderate Moderate
Nottinghamshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Rutland Moderate Moderate Moderate

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WEST MIDLANDS

Council 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Birmingham Substantial Substantial Substantial
Coventry Substantial Substantial Substantial
Dudley Moderate Moderate Moderate
Herefordshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Sandwell Substantial Substantial Substantial
Shropshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Solihull Substantial Substantial Substantial
Staffordshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Stoke-on-Trent Missing Substantial Substantial
Telford & the Wrekin Substantial Substantial Substantial
Walsall Substantial Substantial Substantial
Warwickshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Wolverhampton Low Low Substantial
Worcestershire Substantial Substantial Substantial

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EAST OF ENGLAND

Council 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Bedfordshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Cambridgeshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Essex Substantial Substantial Substantial
Hertfordshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Luton Moderate Substantial Substantial
Norfolk Missing Substantial Substantial
Peterborough Moderate Moderate Moderate
Suffolk Substantial Substantial Substantial
Southend-on-Sea Substantial Substantial Substantial
Thurrock Missing Substantial Substantial

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SOUTH EAST

Council 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Bracknell Forest Substantial Substantial Substantial
Brighton & Hove Substantial Substantial Substantial
Buckinghamshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
East Sussex Substantial Substantial Substantial
Hampshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Isle of Wight Substantial Substantial Substantial
Kent Moderate Moderate Moderate
Medway Low Low Substantial
Milton Keynes Substantial Substantial Substantial
Oxfordshire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Portsmouth Moderate Moderate Moderate
Reading Moderate Moderate Moderate
Slough Substantial Substantial Substantial
Southampton Substantial Substantial Substantial
Surrey Substantial Substantial Substantial
West Berkshire Critical Critical Critical
West Sussex Moderate Moderate Moderate
Windsor & Maidenhead Substantial Substantial Substantial
Wokingham Moderate Moderate Critical

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SOUTH WEST

Council 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Bath and North East Somerset Substantial Substantial Substantial
Bournemouth Substantial Substantial Substantial
Bristol Substantial Substantial Substantial
Cornwall Low Moderate Substantial
Devon Substantial Substantial Substantial
Dorset Moderate Substantial Substantial
Gloucestershire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Isles of Scilly Moderate Moderate Moderate
North Somerset Substantial Substantial Substantial
Plymouth Moderate Substantial Substantial
Poole Moderate Moderate Moderate
Somerset Moderate Moderate Moderate
South Gloucestershire Substantial Substantial Substantial
Swindon Missing Substantial Substantial
Torbay Substantial Substantial Substantial
Wiltshire Substantial Substantial Substantial

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LONDON

Council 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08
Barking & Dagenham Moderate Substantial Substantial
Barnet Substantial Substantial Substantial
Bexley Moderate Moderate Substantial
Brent Substantial Substantial Substantial
Bromley Moderate Moderate Substantial
Camden Substantial Substantial Substantial
City of London Moderate Moderate Moderate
Croydon Substantial Substantial Substantial
Ealing Substantial Substantial Substantial
Enfield Substantial Substantial Substantial
Greenwich Substantial Substantial Substantial
Hackney Substantial Substantial Substantial
Hammersmith & Fulham Moderate Moderate Moderate
Haringey Moderate Substantial Substantial
Harrow Substantial Substantial Substantial
Havering Substantial Substantial Substantial
Hillingdon Moderate Substantial Substantial
Hounslow Substantial Substantial Substantial
Islington Moderate Moderate Moderate
Kensington & Chelsea Moderate Moderate Moderate
Kingston upon Thames Low Low Substantial
Lambeth Substantial Substantial Substantial
Lewisham Substantial Substantial Substantial
Merton Substantial Substantial Substantial
Newham Substantial Substantial Substantial
Redbridge Substantial Substantial Substantial
Richmond upon Thames Moderate Moderate Moderate
Southwark Moderate Moderate Moderate
Sutton Moderate Moderate Moderate
Tower Hamlets Missing Substantial Substantial
Waltham Forest Substantial Substantial Substantial
Wandsworth Low Moderate Substantial
Westminster Moderate Moderate Moderate


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