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Residential Care

Volume 448: debated on Monday 3 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many adults were placed in residential care out of area in the last year for which figures are available; and what proportion of state-funded placements this figure represented. (81686)

The number of adult supported residents placed outside their local authority in England was 48,900 at 31 March 2005. This represented 18 per cent. of the total council supported residents in England.