HC Deb 15 November 1985 vol 86 c334W
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.