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Social Services: Newcastle upon Tyne

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 76687, tabled on 17 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the average (a) cost of care paid by working-age disabled people and (b) number of hours of care per person available to working-age disabled adults in (a) Newcastle upon Tyne Central and (b) Newcastle City Council in each of the last five years.

Answered on

7 December 2021

The average weekly rate paid towards care by working-age disabled adults in Newcastle City Council in each of the last five years is shown in the following table.

Year

Nursing care

Residential care

Residential and nursing care

2020-21

£926

£1,401

£1,256

2019-20

£925

£1,079

£1,030

2018-19

£782

£1,000

£926

2017-18

£910

£1,228

£1,113

2016-17

£814

£1,030

£957

This information is not held at constituency level. Data on average cost of care for working age adults only in domiciliary care is not held centrally and data on the number of hours of care per person available to working-age disabled adults is not collected centrally.