§ Mr. Hancock
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what are the numbers of people who have gained residence in psychogeriatric units or in the care of local authorities in the last six years in Hampshire.
§ Mr. Whitney
Information is not collected centrally in the precise form requested. The data which are readily available are given in the table.
Admissions* to NHS mental illness hospitals and units in Hampshire of people aged 65 and over Year Number of admissions Aged 65–74 years Aged 75 years and over 1979 772 1,028 1980 799 1,212 1981 788 1,247 1982 737 1,327 1983 738 1,386 1984 762 1,422 *Figures include people admitted for short-term treatment and psychogeriatric assessment.