HC Deb 22 January 1964 vol 687 c120W
27. Mrs. Hart

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland which local authorities provide a laundry service for incontinent old people in order to enable them to avoid entering hospital.

Mr. Stodart

Only four authorities in Scotland—Edinburgh, Glasgow, Paisley and Arbroath—at present use their statutory powers to provide special laundry services for incontinent old people, but a number of other authorities have made arrangements with private or hospital laundries to meet the needs of old people in their areas.

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