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Dementia: Care Homes

Question for Department of Health

UIN 33148, tabled on 8 April 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of specialist dementia (a) residential and (b) nursing home places in Kent.

Answered on

15 April 2016

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. The CQC has provided the following information:

Active care home locations with the Dementia Service User Band in the Kent local authority

Type of home

Number of beds

Number of locations

Nursing home

3,663

62

Residential home

4,229

136

Grand Total

7,892

198

Source: CQC database at 11 April 2016