VULNERABLE people are getting better help in Calderdale than Kirklees.
The councils were assessed for how well they help people when first contacted about health and social care services.
Calderdale came 14th out of 150 local authorities in the review by the Care Quality Commission. They received a rating of “Best Performing”.
Kirklees Council were ranked 34th out of 150 and were deemed as “Better Performing”.
Merran McRae, director for Wellbeing and Communities in Kirklees, said: “I’m particularly pleased that we were rated excellent and came second out of 150 local authorities for our information, advice and support to carers.
“This includes a carers’ emergency scheme, training programmes such as the “Looking After Me” course, events, newsletters and Facebook and website information.
“We also offer easy access to carers’ assessments and a wide range of support through dedicated carers’ support officers.
“We did not receive any poor ratings and in fact received good ratings for the quality of information given and the availability of our information in different formats.”
Over in Calderdale staff say they deal with 2,500 calls each month. The team provides help and advice on a range of care needs, including safeguarding adults from abuse. They work with children and adults, and those with disabilities and mental health problems.