Valuing Supporting People: use of the Capgemini tool
At its very heart, Supporting People is a preventative programme: it exists to help vulnerable people avoid or delay entry into institutional services, and to live as independently as possible for as long as possible. In doing this, it arguably saves the public purse more than is invested in the programme.
The Capgemini tool proved useful for showing the financial savings made by Supporting People and housing support services nationally and in regions and local authorities across England.
» Read here and example of cost benefit analysis: Bath and North East Somerset Supporting People and Communities