Sustainable social care: the natural environment: summary

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Social Care Institute for Excellence (Great Britain)
Social Care Institute for Excellence
Date of publication
1 August 2010
At a glance; 28
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Offenders, Disabled people, Mental health services, Older Adults
Social welfare
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The Sustainable Social Care Programme encourages commissioners of adult social care to promote sustainable development across the sector, particularly to reduce carbon emissions and adapt to climate change. Sustainable development requires us to consider social, economic and environmental outcomes simultaneously. It also means having regard for the needs of future as well as present generations. This summary provides an overview of the key issues for adult social care professionals.

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