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Care Homes: Inspections

Volume 479: debated on Thursday 17 July 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) private, (b) public and (c) voluntary sector homes in (i) the London Borough of Bexley and (ii) Greater London were inspected by the Commission for Social Care Inspection in each of the last five years for which figures are available. (218398)

We have been informed by the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) that the number of care homes registered with and inspected by CSCI in London and Bexley during the years 2004 to 2008 were as shown in the following table.

Registered care homes in London and Bexley, 2004-08

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

London

Public1

140

144

137

131

121

Private

1,155

1,168

1,170

1,216

1,240

Voluntary

755

720

686

632

585

Other

4

3

28

40

45

Total

2,054

2,035

2,021

2,019

1,991

Bexley

Public1

0

0

0

0

0

Private

15

16

15

18

17

Voluntary

21

21

20

17

16

Other

0

0

0

1

3

Total

36

37

35

36

36

1 Figures for publicly owned homes include those owned by the national health service and those owned by councils.

Notes:

1. Figures are calculated using registration details on a static cut of the CSCI registration and inspection database taken on 2 May 2008.

2. Figures are for 31 March of each year.

Source:

CSCI registration and inspection database, 2 May 2008.