Pie-chart showing breakdown of expenditure on services for adults

Note: gross figures ie before deducting income we get from services we provide to people and other organisations

  • Make sure people are well cared for
  • Give people informed choices about the care and support they need and who provides it
  • Developing personalised, joined up and preventative services
  • Continuing to invest in prevention and redesign services to reduce cost, not quality
  • Edinburgh's population is growing
  • More older citizens
  • More adults with disabilities, with increasing complexity of need
  • Growing numbers of people with mental health problems
  • Increasing alcohol and drug misuse
  • Widening social and health inequalities
  • Invest in prevention
  • Working with people to help re-build their ability and confidence to look after themselves
  • Provide more support and care for people at home or in their community
  • Provide more choice and control for people using services
  • More support to rehabilitate offenders, reduce crime and domestic abuse
  • Fund initiatives to help reduce poverty and its effects
  • Improve people's experience of health and care services

  • Invest £8.7 million of Scottish Government “Change Fund” money in preventative services for older people and increase the number of people able to live in their own home
  • Invest £5.1 million in services for increasing numbers of older people, and adults with learning or physical disabilities, and increased need for assessment and mental health services
  • Invest £4 million in a new 60 bed care home for older people to replace an existing home
  • Deliver savings of £5.844 million, including changes to reduce the cost of services for:
    • older people
    • adults with disabilities
    • people with mental health problems or addictions