Care Home Census 2010, Scotland

Year of publication
ISD Scotland

The purpose of this Statistics Release is to present national figures for care homes for adults in Scotland. The information is derived from the Scottish Care Home Census which is undertaken on an annual basis. The census asks care homes throughout Scotland how many residents they have as at the 31st of March. The Care Commission provide information on the number of registered places. The results from the Scottish Care Homes Census are used by the Scottish Government, Local Authorities, private and voluntary service providers, academics and members of the public to get a clear picture of Care Home provision across Scotland. The information is used to look at the scale of Care Home provision across the country and to plan for the future. Reports on previous census are available via the following link:

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