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National Statistics
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Community Care Statistics, Supported residents (adults) - England, 2006

Official statistics, National statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
Geographical Granularity:
Country, Councils with Adult Social Services Responsibilities (CASSRs)
Date Range:
01 Apr 2005 to 31 Mar 2006


This report has information on residential and nursing care placements funded by councils. It shows how patterns of care differ by client group and by age. It reports on residential care funded by councils and delivered by both councils and the independent sector. This information is also used by the Commission for Social Care Inspection to monitor the performance of social services across councils.

If you need more specific breakdowns of the data, have queries or would like to cite information contained within the report, please contact us at or 0845 300 6016

Publication Date: 2006/10/31 09:30
ISBN Reference:1-84636-082-2

Summary and Council tables in Excel format

  • S1:Council Supported Residents at 31 March by type of accommodation and client group, 2002 to 2006
  • S2:Council Supported Residents Permanent and Temporary Admissions by type of accommodation and client group in 2005-06
  • S3:Council Supported Residents at 31 March 2006 by type of accommodation
  • S4:Council Supported Residents in CSSR and registered staffed care homes at 31 March 2006 (excludes other accommodation and adult placements)
  • S5:Council Supported Residents in PERMANENT Residential and Nursing care by age group and type of care
  • S6:Council Supported Residents in TEMPORARY Residential and Nursing care by age group and type of care
  • S7.1:Council Supported Admissions in PERMANENT residential and nursing care by client group and type of care
  • S7.2:Council Supported Transfers from TEMPORARY to PERMANENT care by age group and type of care
  • S7.3:Council Supported Transfers to PERMANENT Residential care from PERMANENT Nursing care and vice versa by age group and type of care
  • S8:Council Supported Admissions in Temporary Residential and Nursing care by client group and type of care
  • S9:Council Supported Admissions to Residential and Nursing care by type of stay, type of care and age
  • S10:Residents supported outside the CSSR area at 31 March 2006 for all ages by type of care and client group
  • S11:Number and admissions of Adult Placements

For further details about the statistics in this bulletin contact:

Adult Social Care Statistics
The Information Centre
1 Trevelyan Square
Boar Lane
West Yorkshire
Telephone: 0113 2547028
Fax: 0113 2547165

Editor: Kate Anderson
Associate editors: Catherine Sylvester and Simon Archer

Key Facts

  • The number of supported residents in CSSR residential, independent residential, nursing, other and unstaffed homes has decreased to 259,200, a fall of 7,000 (3 per cent) on the previous year.
  • Sixty-one per cent of supported residents were in independent residential care homes, 28 per cent in independent nursing homes, 10 per cent in CSSR staffed homes.
  • Seventy-eight per cent of all supported residents were aged 65 or more.
  • In 2005-06 there were 70,700 permanent admissions and 278,200 temporary admissions.


Last edited: 11 April 2018 4:06 pm