Outdoor Poor Relief Highlights
These pages present statistics on Outdoor Poor Relief and the Infirmary. Key highlights with graphs for each area are presented first, then follow the ‘continue’ link for more detailed tables.
Recipients: The Poor Relief roll counted 882 persons in January 2001, while as of December 2001 there were 889. Throughout the year, 110 new cases were added, while 103 either died or were removed from the roll.
Recipients are almost evenly split by gender, with 53% female and 47% male. The bulk of recipients are 60 years and over (43%) while 11% are under 20 years. 306 recipients were children, with 67% dependents and the rest under their own names.
Budget: The total expenditure for dole, clothing, medication, transportation and rent is $2,711,956, with 95% going to dole payments. In-kind donations such as clothing and maintenance of facilities (for example, painting) are critical to the Poor Relief department; any donations are gratefully received.
Street People: During 2001, the Poor Relief department counted 42 street people.
Temporary Relief: Poor Relief provided 42 people with temporary relief at an average expenditure of $500 each.
Burials: The department provided burial services for 75 people, with an average expenditure of $2,745.
Referrals: Poor Relief officers referred 200 people to other agencies: Police, Cornwall Regional Hospital, Blossom Gardens Children’s Home, Ministry of Education (schools), Family Court, Ministry of Housing, other Parish Council departments and Red Cross health centers.
Recipients: As of December 2001, the infirmary counted 82 people. The majority (62%) are male, while 65% were over 60 years of age with no patient (0%) under 20 years of age.
Budget: Total expenditure for 2001 was $254,1973.20, with 40% of expenditures on food.Other expenditure categories are drugs, food, building & upkeep, burial, utilities, sanitation and miscellaneous.
|Clients by Age & Gender|
|Total||Under 20 years||20 - 39 years||40 - 59 years||60 years and Over|
|Clients - January 2001 to December 2001|
|Children in own names||Children as Dependents||Children in R/Homes||Grand Total|
|Outdoor Poor Relief Expenditure|
* Clothing expenditure is very small as most clothing is donated by Food for the Poor and other organizations.
** This expenditure includes transportation costs for school children. Education expenditure is not included as it is cost-shared with the Ministry of Education, which provides waiver letter for school fees. In-kind donations such as clothing and maintenance (eg painting) are critical to the Poor Relief department; any donations are gratefully received.
|Return Of Street People Population, Shelter & Other Public Care
January 2001 - December 2001
|Street People Population (Adult)||Street People Population (Children)||No. on Poor Relief Role||No. Receiving Shelter Care||No. Not Participating in Street Care||No. in Reciept of Other Care|
|Recipients of Temporary Relief January 2001 to December 2001|
|M||F||Total||Total Expenditure||Average Expenditure Per Person|
|Clients January 1, 2001 - December 31, 2001|
|No. of Registered Poor Persons Receiving Aid||No. Of Destitute Persons Receiving Aid||Total|
|Expenditure January 1, 2001 - December 31, 2001|
|Item||Expenditure||Average $ Per Person|
|Clients Conditions by Age and Sex|
|Types of Condition||Age Range||Male||Female|
|Active Residents||34 - 64||5||4|
|Alzheimer||78 - 80||-||2|
|Arthritis||44 - 84||17||10|
|Blindness||52 - 89||15||4|
|Cardiac Disease||40 - 78||3||-|
|Cataract||60 - 89||2||10|
|Dementia/Psychiatry||36 - 84||14||14|
|Epilepsy||27 - 80||2||2|
|Glaucoma||56 - 80||12||4|
|Hemiplegic||76 - 78||3||-|
|Hypertension||56 - 80||9||9|
|Mute||76 - 80||-||2|
|Peripheral Vascular||40 - 82||3||1|
|Prostate Cancer||60 - 80||2||-|
Prepared by: Nurse Wilson & Ms. Thompson
|Clients by Age & Gender|
|Total||Under 20 years||20 - 39 years||40 - 59 years||60 years and over||Grand Total|
|Infirmary Expenditure 2001|
|Drugs||Food||Transport||Building/ Upkeep||Burial||Clothing||Bedding Equipment||Utility||Sanitation||Misc||Total|
* Clothing and bedding expenditure is nil as supplies are donated by Food for the Poor and other organizations.