§ Dr. Ladyman
Information on the number of referrals to care homes is not available centrally.
The table shows the number of admissions to care homes, for adults aged 18 and over, financially supported by Lancashire, Milton Keynes, Isle of Wight and East Sussex Councils with social services responsibilities (CSSRs), for the years 1998–99 to 2002–03. As data are collected by CSSR, separate figures for Ribble Valley and Eastbourne are not available. Figures for the CSSR in which Ribble Valley (Lancashire) and Eastbourne (East Sussex) are located have been provided.
Number of supported admissions1 to care homes, 1998–99 to
rounded numbers CSSR 1998–99 1999–2000 2000–01 2001–02 2002–032 Lancashire 10,885 10,815 10,595 11,250 12,225 Milton Keynes 745 850 1,030 905 865 Isle of Wight 3,030 2,265 2,480 2,400 2,765 East Sussex 4,115 4,940 4,095 3,960 5,175 1 The table refers to the number of admissions into care homes, not the number of people. It is possible for a person to have more than one admission to a care home during the year. 2 Includes those clients formally in receipt of preserved rights. Source: SR1, Tables 5a, 5b and 6.
§ Dr. Ladyman
Information on the number of people receiving care in care homes in the Ribble Valley is not centrally available.
The table shows the number of care home places in Lancashire, as at 31 March for the years 1999 to 2001.
Figures for later years have been collected by the National Care Standards Commission but comparable details broken down by council are not available.
Number of care home places1 in Lancashire2, 1999 to 2001 Rounded numbers At 31 March Number of places 1999 18,900 2000 18,700 2001 17,800 1 Nursing data includes places in general nursing homes, mental nursing homes and private hospitals and clinics. 1 Residential data refers to Lancashire CSSR. Nursing data refers to South Lancashire, East Lancashire and North West Lancashire health authorities. Source: RA and RH(N) form A