Social Services: Older People

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 27th October 2021.

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Photo of Lord Lipsey Lord Lipsey Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of care recipients aged 65 or over are funded (1) wholly, or (2) partly, by local authorities.

Photo of Lord Kamall Lord Kamall The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

This information is not collected in the format requested. NHS Digital collects data on recipients of long-term care aged 65 years old and over who are supported by local authorities. However, its data collection does not differentiate between those who are funded in whole and those who are funded in part by their local authority.

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