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Ilford 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Ilford]

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(b) Under Section 28 of the Act, i.e. other persons requiring a change of air and surroundings to aid recovery and rehabilitation.

Name of HomeNo. of weeks' stayTotal Cases
Bell Memorial Convalescent Home, Lancing14822
Caxton Convalescent Home, Limpsfield4-4
Miss Clark's Home, Brighton1-1
Donkey Club Holiday Home, Lancing2-2
Grange Farm Holiday Centre, Chigwell1-1
The Holiday Home, Bournemouth1-1
John Beech Home, Chingford1-1
Mildmay Convalescent Home, Worthing6-6
Rustington Convalescent Home, Littlehampton224
Samuel Lewis Convalescent Home, Walton-on-Naze10-10
St. Michael's Convalescent Home, Clacton9312
Shoreditch Convalescent Home, Copthorne3-3
Mrs. Stiffell's Home, Clacton2-2
Wooburn Guest House, Thorpe Bay4*-4
*One patient stayed one week only, although arrangements had been made for two weeks.

A standard charge of £3.18s.2d. per week is made, but this is subject
to reduction, according to scale, in necessitous cases. Travel vouchers are
issued in cases where the payment of fares would cause hardship.