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Residential Homes

Volume 173: debated on Tuesday 5 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the number of new private residential homes for the elderly established in Wales in each of the last four years, by local authority district.

During the year to 31 March

1986

1987

1988

1989

Clywd17 (2)17 (1)167
Dyfed21 (4)6715
Gwent3 (1)7 (2)72
Gwynedd8101113
Mid Glamorgan44 (1)93
Powys1 (1)413
South Glamorgan229 (1)67
West Glamorgan4 (1)341
Wales80 (9)60 (5)6151

The figures in brackets indicate the number of these homes which have subsequently either closed or ceased to function as primarily private residential homes for elderly people. The number of homes which may have closed from 1 April 1989 to 31 March 1990 is not yet available.

Ambulance service: emergency calls during 1988–89

Calls responded to within eight minutes

Calls responded to within 20 minutes

number

percentage

number

percentage

Clwyd18,64761·813,77498·5
East Dyfed4,18255·06,99692·0
Gwent15,26473·420,53798·7
Gwynedd4,56354·37,99695·1
Mid Glamorgan15,55345·032,83495·0
Pembrokeshire22,31444·34,57687·6
Powys1,54544·02,92983·5
South Glamorgan8,17665·712,34699·3
West Glamorgan18,32455·414,15194·3

11987–88 figures as later figures are not available.

2 Estimates using a four-week sample.