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Learning Disability Statistics - Annual Overview, England 2015-2016

23:27 June 22, 2017 - 09:30 June 02, 2016
Publication date: June 02, 2016
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This release presents experimental statistics from the Assuring Transformation collection and considers data from the Learning Disability Census; Hospital Episodes Statistics; Quality Outcomes Framework; Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Data Set and Mental Health Services Data Set all published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).

The publication comprises:  • This report which presents key measures at England level; • Excel reference data tables showing all annual analysis at England, CCG and provider level; • CSV file showing all annual analyses at England, CCG and provider level; • A metadata file to accompany the CSV file, which provides contextual information for each measure; • Derivations and constructions file detailing how measures were calculated.

The majority of this publication considers data from the Assuring Transformation collection, analysing data from a different perspective to the regular monthly and quarterly releases. Data covers the year ending 29 February 2016. For analysis, a snapshot of the data was taken as at 31 March 2016.

Key facts

Between 1 March 2015 and 29 February 2016 there were:
• 2,650 patients receiving inpatient care at the end of February 2016 compared to 2,820 at the end of February 2015;
• 1,800 admissions/transfers to inpatient care;
• 1,970 discharges/transfers from inpatient care;
• 895 people have been receiving continuous inpatient care for over 5 years.
Aged under 18
• Of admissions/transfers in the year, 280 were under 18 years old at the time of admission;
• Of discharges/transfers in the year, 235 were under 18 years old at the time of discharge;
• Of those who were under 18 years old on admission 10  patients were recorded as receiving continuous inpatient care for over 5 years.
MHSDS started collecting data from January 2016 onwards, initial figures  indicate:
• 57,608 people were in contact with Learning Disability Services  in January 2016 as per the new MHSDS collection



Date Range: March 01, 2015 to February 29, 2016
Geographical coverage:
Geographical granularity:
NHS Trusts
Clinical Commissioning Groups

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