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Mentally Ill And Mentally Handicapped People

Volume 115: debated on Tuesday 28 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many places on a local authority basis for England are provided in local authority homes and hostels for mentally ill and mentally handicapped people.

The latest available data (provisional) relating to the position in England at 31 March 1986 are given in the table. Data on group homes may not be fully comprehensive; however, action is in hand to improve future coverage. Further details can be found in the publication, "Homes and Hostels for the Mentally Ill and Mentally Handicapped at 31 March 1985, England", copies of which are in the Library.

Local Authority

Local Authority homes and hostels for the mentally handicapped

Local Authority homes and hostels for the mentally ill

Staffed

Unstaffed

Staffed

Unstaffed

Premises

Children

Adults

Premises

Children

Adults

Premises

Places

Premises

Places

Yorks/Humberside Region

Non-Metropolitan Counties

Humberside163932800011600
North Yorkshire82611800035618

Metropolitan County

South Yorkshire

Districts:
Barnsley216350001800
Doncaster8287512048222723
Rotherham203120912318
Sheffield847147903134413
Total209128823088797934

Metropolitan County

West Yorkshire

Districts:
Bradford93114912043376949
Calderdale310481041714
Kirklees62583102121418
Leeds1332255170623721138
Wakefield62172000112418
Total37119607310111918829127
Regional total812751,3415401992035739169

North Western Region

Non-Metropolitan Counties

Cheshire131002091701273201656
Lancashire28934538030787314

Metropolitan County

Greater Manchester

Districts:
Bolton32452000215418
Bury413702070000
Manchester2290136150712601785
Oldham468300033838
Rochdale5106200022100
Salford50128401734000
Stockport808811047221829
Tameside56980000000
Trafford20550000026
Wigan1028151601811600
Total681779233801601521134146

Metropolitan County

Merseyside

Districts:
Knowsley42271201211500
Liverpool30163000108018
Sefton5108700011400
St. Helens4147300012000
Wirral82310800022200
Total246950220121515118
Regional total1334392,0876503294046954224

East Midlands Region

Non-Metropolitan Counties

Derbyshire8161680001122791
Leicestershire93715200024517
Lincolnshire8311748032232638
Northamptonshire66106100431331143
Nottinghamshire81818900012300
Regional total3910878918075714545179

West Midlands region

Non-Metropolitan Counties

Hereford & Worcester1135150208356714

Local Authority

Local Authority homes and hostels for the mentally handicapped

Local Authority homes and hostels for the mentally ill

Staffed

Unstaffed

Staffed

Unstaffed

Premises

Children

Adults

Premises

Children

Adults

Premises

Places

Premises

Places

Shropshire401111004012914
Staffordshire1812936060393611367
Warwickshire2141750160000

Metropolitan County

West Midlands

Districts:
Birmingham1457253200591241756
Coventry10251153011348417
Dudley30440000000
Sandwell308200038500
Solihull3094207128318
Walsall71713100011129
Wolverhampton834101000235416
Total48133820250771123130116
Regional total833111,4584801801837751201

London North Region

Non-Metropolitan Counties

Bedfordshire11501425015116214
Berkshire96517320077226622
Buckinghamshire103314215068121522
Cambridgeshire69911206100628
Essex167730400012400
Hertfordshire1239255230882481555
Norfolk1330108904300728
Oxfordshire842118301600312
Suffolk73991190641201240
Regional total923841,4241060432815556221

London Region

Inner London

Camden30510001700
Greenwich51958000242214
Hackney3154800012000
Hammersmith302800022200
Islington3241900012015
Kensington102400011600
Lambeth202600014500
Lewisham41270704215000
Southwark71474000112212
Tower Hamlets20320000000
Wandsworth61480000470110
Westminster1028109239217
City of London0000000000
Regional total4098538805117343858

London Region

Outer London

Barking3062301700519
Barnet3135610518212
Bexley5136000023100
Brent7325510444715
Bromley312522080000
Croydon4855105331530
Ealing53438208244530
Enfield22043101025015
Haringey51654000120212
Harrow485410612015
Havering60115207111728
Hillingdon9161173015249531
Hounslow42440103121311
Kingston-upon-Thames216151040000
Merton2039401400315
Newham219506018133923
Redbridge203200011100
Richmond-upon-Thames305700012014
Sutton102510811613
Waltham Forest412510000000

Local Authority

Local Authority homes and hostels for the mentally handicapped

Local Authority homes and hostels for the mentally ill

Staffed

Unstaffed

Staffed

Unstaffed

Premises

Children

Adults

Premises

Children

Adults

Premises

Places

Premises

Places

Regional total762431,0703001322441251233

Southern Region

Non-Metropolitan Counties

Dorset915157308245936
Hampshire1428306503000938
Isle of Wight2112550170027
Kent9920360252421986
Surrey970150000120215
East Sussex1461204100481161051
West Sussex1043182602311414
Wiltshire7101766018115831
Regional total742471,403410169815260268

South Western Region

Non-Metropolitan Counties

Avon101415213040229622
Cornwall421640000000
Devon150199301100728
Gloucestershire61613312039001653
Somerset1640145200621111132
Regional total519169348015234040135