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23. What is the Adult Social Care element used for?

Adult social care authorities are local authorities which have functions under Part 1 of the Care Act 2014.

These are: 

  • county councils in England,
  • district councils for an area in England for which there is no county council
  • London borough council
  • the Common Council of the City of London
  • Council of the Isles of Scilly.

The Adult Social Care budget is managed by Devon County Council.