Social care and health inequalities

UK and WHO Policy

UK policy

Social work and social care’s contribution to addressing social and health inequalities is a timely discussion. In April 2013, local authorities took on the responsibility for public health and the integration of these functions will increase joint working for tackling inequalities. The Public Health Outcomes Framework and the Framework for Adult Social Care outcomes are intended to enable the health and care system to work together to support people to live better for longer.

The adult social care outcomes include:


WHO/ International Policy

Global Agenda for social work