Care Home Assaults

Meeting: 
MQT on 2017-09-14
Session date: 
September 14, 2017
Reference: 
2017/3437
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many assaults have taken place in care homes across the capital for the years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17?

Answer

Answer for Care Home Assaults

Answer for Care Home Assaults

Answered By: 
The Mayor

A count of Violence Against the Person Offences, Sexual Offences and Robbery Offences at a Hostel/Residential HomeĀ is attached below.

Recorded between 1st April 2014 - 31st March 2017

Age

Offence type

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

0-17

Sexual Offences

1

1

1

Violence Against the Person

6

5

4

18-64

Robbery

3

1

Sexual Offences

7

9

4

Violence Against the Person

56

78

89

65-97

Sexual Offences

3

7

7

Violence Against the Person

42

47

52

Grand Total

115

150

158

Please note

"Assaults" have been determined as covering the Home Office Major Crime Categories of Violence Against the Person, Sexual Offences and Robbery.

The Venue Location marker was set to equal the following code:

BE Hostel/Residential Home (e.g. nurses quarters, student homes, nursing/elderly homes)

Business name contains any of the following words "Residential ", "Care ","retirement","childrens","home"