HC Deb 20 March 1985 vol 75 cc498-9W
Ms. Harman

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many residents of the Little Haven nursing home, 24 Kingswood Avenue, Thornton Heath, Surrey, are receiving payment under regulation 9 (Payments to Residential Nursing Homes); and how much has been paid to residents in this nursing home in respect of board and lodging allowances in the last 12 months.

Mr. Whitney

Six residents at the Little Haven nursing home are receiving supplementary benefit under regulation 9 of the Supplementary Benefit (Requirements) Regulations 1983 at the rate appropriate to a nursing home. During the 12 months ending 5 March 1985 they received social security benefits (comprising supplementary benefit, retirement pension and attendance allowance) totalling approximately £63,000, of which approximately £53,000 was in respect of nursing home fees.