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S5W-04878: Maurice Corry (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 21 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many care home places there (a) are and (b) have been in each year since 2007 in the West Scotland parliamentary region, broken down by local authority area and whether the places are or were in private or public sector homes.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 8 December 2016

The West of Scotland has 7 local authorities. There are three wholly within the boundary: East Renfrewshire; West Renfrewshire; Inverclyde; and four partly within the boundary: Argyll & Bute, East Dunbartonshire, North Ayrshire & Renfrewshire. The numbers of care home places for adults in these seven local authorities are presented in Table 1a and Table 1b:

Table 1a: Number of private sector care home places for adults in West Scotland parliamentary region, by local authority, 31 March 2007 - 31 March 2016.

 

Year as at 31 March

Local Authority

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Argyll & Bute

532

538

538

437

506

520

480

479

436

436

East Dunbartonshire

516

514

548

583

586

672

728

810

812

828

East Renfrewshire

310

310

310

397

392

382

373

377

490

540

Inverclyde

481

501

591

577

577

573

582

552

548

560

North Ayrshire

992

995

1010

1065

1161

1151

1152

1139

1102

1047

Renfrewshire

936

1022

1022

1036

1270

1270

1006

996

1040

950

West Dunbartonshire

419

405

405

414

415

393

393

368

368

433

Source: ISD Scotland

Table 1b: Number of public sector care home places for adults in West Scotland parliamentary region, by local authority, 31 March 2007 - 31 March 2016.

 

Year as at 31 March

Local Authority

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Argyll & Bute

118

113

113

109

106

106

91

91

91

91

East Dunbartonshire

0

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

11

East Renfrewshire

34

34

34

34

34

34

34

34

34

34

Inverclyde

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

4

North Ayrshire

86

77

77

73

48

50

50

40

34

34

Renfrewshire

215

206

206

220

190

190

190

190

190

190

West Dunbartonshire

193

190

190

196

199

199

199

199

199

195

Source: ISD Scotland