Essex

Praise for county adult services in Essex

Services to help adults and the elderly in Essex are "excellent", according to a government watchdog.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) also found that Essex County Council had helped improve the health and well-being of older people in the county.

The report will be considered at a meeting of the council's scrutiny committee on Thursday.

The report concludes that the council also had an "excellent" capacity to improve its services.

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