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East Ham 1945

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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TABLE 12.

MENTAL DEFICIENCY ACTS, 1913—1938.

ANNUAL REPORT for the year ended 31st December, 1945 (vide Article 12 of the Mental Deficiency Regulations, 1935).

STATISTICS (Comparison with previous year):—

A.1.—Under Order:—19451944
(a) (1) In Institutions: (excluding cases on Licence)—M.F.T.M.F.T.
Under 16 years of age871512719
16 years and over75551306559124
(2) On Licence :—
Under 16 years of age---1-1
16 years and over6814448
(4)Under Guardianship: (including cases on Licence)—
under 16 years of age1122
16 years and over142337151833
2.In "places of safety":—
Under 16 years of age-11---
16 years and over-----
3.Under Statutory Supervision:—74571316758125
(of whom awaiting removal to Inst.).-11112
4.Action not yet taken under any one of above headings812205712
B.Number of mental defectives not at present " subject to be dealt with," but for whom the local authority may subsequently become liable231942202343
(Of whom, number under voluntary supervision)211839161935
Number of Cases on Register of Occupation Centre111223171229
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CASES REPORTED BY LOCAL EDUCATION AUTHORITIES DURING THE YEAR 1945

19451944sec.2(2)
(Reported under sec. 2(2) & 57(3) & (5)437347
Method of Disposal:—
Sent to Institutions (by Order)1111
Placed under Guardianship (by Order)----
Placed under Statutory Supervision213325
Taken to "place of safety"11---
Died or Removed from Area11
Action not yet taken112
Total747347
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Of total number of mental defectives known to local authority:—

(a)Number who have given birth to children during19451944
(a) After Marriageoneone
(b) While unmarriedonenil
(b) Number who have married1 male2 males
1 fem.1 fem.
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