§ Mr. Worthington
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) how many registered voluntary organisation day centres for the mentally ill there are in Scotland; where they are; and how many places they have;
(2) how many registered local authority day centres for the mentally ill there are in Scotland; where they are; and how many places they have.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
The latest information, based on reports made to the social work services group, relates to 31 March 1989 and is shown in the table.535W
Region and sector Number of centres Number of places Number attending Lothian local authority 1 50 300 Strathclyde local authority 1 35 93 Tayside registered voluntary 2 135 121
A small number of persons who were not mentally ill attended the above centres; and about 30 mentally ill people attended day centres provided mainly for the mentally handicapped.