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Care Homes: West Yorkshire

Department of Health written question – answered on 15th March 2016.

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Photo of Craig Whittaker Craig Whittaker Conservative, Calder Valley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) registered care home and (b) nursing home places there were in (i) Calderdale and (ii) West Yorkshire in the current year and each of the last five years.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt The Minister of State, Department of Health

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. The CQC has provided the following information.

Table 1: Number of care home beds* at the end of the previous five fiscal years and as at 8 March 2016 in Calderdale Local Authority.

Number of Care Home Beds

Total Number of Care Home Beds

Date

Nursing Home

Residential Home

31 March 2011

788

794

1,582

31 March 2012

849

873

1,722

31 March 2013

845

828

1,673

31 March 2014

845

796

1,641

31 March 2015

845

805

1,650

08 March 2016

820

797

1,617

Table 2: Number of care home beds* at the end of the previous five fiscal years and as at 8 March 2016 in West Yorkshire County (defined as the following local authorities: Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield).

Number of Care Home Beds

Total Number of Care Home Beds

Date

Nursing Home

Residential Home

31 March 2011

8,648

7,640

16,288

31 March 2012

9,061

9,390

18,451

31 March 2013

8,999

9,298

18,297

31 March 2014

9,152

9,060

18,212

31 March 2015

9,113

9,038

18,151

08 March 2016

8,963

9,203

18,166

*Number of beds is as at date of data extraction or date of deactivation if care home inactive at date of data extraction.

Source: For data relating to the 2015-2016 fiscal year: CQC database at 8 March 2016

For data relating to previous fiscal years: CQC database as at 7 April 2015

Note: Under the Health and Social Care Act a single care home can have both service types of care home service with nursing and care home service without nursing. In this case, it is classified here as a nursing home.

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