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Walthamstow 1962

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Section 29. DOMESTIC HELP Visits by Domestic Help Organisers

Domestic Help ServiceNight At tendance Service
First visits to homes:69615
Re - visits to homes:
(a) Domestic help present412_
(b) Night attendant present--
(c) Help/Attendant not present3,08146
Other visits1922

Help provided

Mater-nityAcute sickTuber-culo-sisChronic SickAged not sickOthersTotal
Requests for help from new cases during the year994353655067575
Cases not eligible for assistance or not requiring service14414693481
New cases helped during the year853943194134496
Total cases completed during the year (a)8339103655247560
Cases being helped at end of year who have received help for:
Under 3 months2216541-75
3-5 months (incl.)-22505--59
6-11 months (incl.)-328972-103
12 months & over-12623693-707
Total (b)2717827856-944
Total cases helped during the year (i e. total of (a) and (b))8546271,1921371071.504
Hours of help provided during the year.2,9721,250%2,932154,33416. 069568707178.833ΒΌ