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Young Mentally Handicapped Persons

Volume 82: debated on Monday 8 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list those long-stay hospitals in Wales which have resident in them young mentally handicapped persons under the age of 16 years; and what is the number of such persons at each hospital and the date when that hospital last admitted such a person.

Provisional estimates of the numbers of persons aged under 16 years who were resident in mental handicap hospitals and units on 5 April 1985 are contained in the following table. Information as to the date when a hospital/unit last admitted a person aged under 16 years is readily available only in respect of admissions during the period January 1975 to April 1985.

Hospital/UnitNumber of residents aged under 16 yearsDale when hospital/unit last admitted a person aged under 16 years
Broughton726 April 1985
Coed du Hall1974 or earlier
West Wales General929 April 1985
Allt-y-Mynydd26 April 1985
South Pembrokeshire526 April 1985
County, Griffithstown1974 or earlier
Llanfrechfa Grange523 August 1984
Bryn-y-Neuadd77 April 1985
Llwyn View1974 or earlier
Garth Angharad1974 or earlier
Cefn Hirgoed12 January 1983
Hensol44 April 1985
Ystrad Mynach229 April 1985
Bronllys14 April 1985
Brynhyfryd19 July 1980
Llys Maldwyn27 April 1985
Ely327 March 1985
Gorseinon27 August 1982
Llwyneryr25 November 1983
Drymma Hall1974 or earlier