Elderly Mental Infirm Patients

Health written question – answered on 24th May 2006.

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Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Shadow Minister (Children)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many homes registered for elderly mental infirm patients there are in England.

Photo of Ivan Lewis Ivan Lewis Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health) (Care Services)

I understand from the Chair of the Commission for Social Care Inspection that, as at 23 March 2006, the latest available figures, the number of care homes registered for older people with mental illness was 1,752.

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Posted on 2 Jun 2006 1:03 pm (Report this annotation)

This still gives us no idea how many poor old souls are being cared for by their relatives up and down the country

Chris Turner
Posted on 2 Jun 2006 2:46 pm (Report this annotation)

But it does answer the question.