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Hospitals comprise licensed establishments primarily engaged in providing medical, diagnostic and treatment services that include physician, nursing, and other health services to in-patients and the specialised accommodation services required by in-patients. Number of nursing and elderly home beds Indicator code: E992762.T Beds available for people requiring long-term care in institutions (other than hospitals). The number of practising nursing professionals was otherwise generally within the range of 400 to 1 000 per 100 000 inhabitants in 2018 in most of the remaining Member States, with Slovenia (343), Greece (195; only nursing professionals working in hospitals), … 0000002525 00000 n Belgium, Slovenia, Sweden, Norway and Serbia: includes all beds for psychiatric care. 0000251755 00000 n Long-term care institutions refer to nursing and residential care facilities which provide accommodation and long-term care as a package. The largest falls were in Latvia and Denmark, where the number of beds per 100 000 inhabitants in 2018 was more than 100 fewer than it had been in 2013. Some are newly built, while others are regular homes that have been made more accessible as part of conversion or renovation work. Bed numbers per 100 000 inhabitants rose at a faster pace in Romania, Ireland (note that there is a break in series; excluding psychiatric care beds and beds in the private health sector) and Bulgaria, with increases of 33, 41 and 52 beds per 100 000 inhabitants respectively. /Type /XObject /Info 486 0 R Hospital beds include beds for curative care, long-term care and rehabilitative care. Among EU Member States, Bulgaria and Germany had the highest number of hospital beds relative to population size. Similar evidence on institutional care (nursing home - NH) is lacking in Europe [8, 9]. /BitsPerComponent 8 0000251565 00000 n The total number … Over a quarter of the total older population are aged 80+, and around half of all LTC users are … A first grim glimpse of Europe’s nursing home situation came on March 23, when soldiers sent to disinfect nursing homes in Madrid discovered dozens of elderly residents dead in their beds. /Root 488 0 R The highest levels of activity recorded during 2016 H1 were France (€878m), Germany (€870m), the UK /OP false 0000227510 00000 n /Size 513 stream Try the new automatic translation by clicking on the blue icon “Translate” up in the right corner of the article! Tel … At the other end of the range, all of the hospital beds in the Netherlands were in the private sector (not-for-profit), while a majority of the hospital beds in Germany (59 %; 2017 data) and Belgium (74 %) were in privately-owned hospitals. endobj Privately-owned hospitals may be distinguished as either not-for-profit (no financial gain for the unit(s) that establishes, controls or finances them) or for-profit. >> xref The European core health indicators (ECHI) shortlist includes an indicator on ‘hospital beds’ by type of bed in the chapter on health services. “At a certain point, there was an implicit age limit,” said Marijke Verboven of Orpea group, which owns 60 homes around Belgium. There were an additional 191 000 hospital beds in Germany in not-for-profit private hospitals (2017 data), which was also the highest number recorded among the EU Member States, followed in 2018 by France (56 300) and the special case of the Netherlands, where the entire stock of hospital beds (54 500 beds) was in the not-for-profit private sector. Excluded are recovery trolleys and beds for same day care (day care and out-patient care), provisional and temporary beds. a colon ‘:’ is used to show where data are not available; a dash ‘–‘ is used to show where data are not applicable/relevant. 0000192378 00000 n State Number Facilities Certified Beds Total Patient Days Gross Patient Revenue ($000) AK - Alaska: 7: 409: 118,642: $125,052: AL - Alabama: 218: 81,695: 8,010,528 0000193353 00000 n /ViewerPreferences << /Direction /L2R >> /Type /ExtGState Recent methodological changes in the classification of hospital beds have included psychiatric care beds among the various categories of beds (curative, rehabilitative, long-term care and other). Among the 20 Member States for which data are available (see Figure 4 for data availability), 14 recorded an increase, while there were six that saw their rates decline. �ĕ���UAy�T�'E����K� *z"jDoԘxY���Ջ/��`���p1QW��� In absolute terms, the largest increases in bed numbers were also recorded in Bulgaria and Romania, where for-profit private hospitals added respectively 4 100 and 2 700 beds between 2013 and 2018, while Germany added 2 200 beds between 2013 and 2017. Ireland: other than psychiatric care beds, excludes beds in the private health sector. With an increasingly ageing European population and an increase in the number of the oldest old, the number of people moving to nursing home care is likely to increase. 0000192255 00000 n Age and Ageing 1997; 26-S2: 3-12 Nursing homes in 10 nations: a comparison between countries and settings MIELW. x���eP\�=��>�u� �Kpwf�\ �!�ep�`4@���M�@����}y?���T��s�Z������6 j BBbBb"b2R2*fj* Although nursing homes technically provide care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, that doesn't mean individuals are supervised continuously. Aside from the three Member States that did not report any long-term care beds in hospitals — Germany, Cyprus and Luxembourg — there were 12 where there was a decrease in their number of long-term care beds relative to population size and 10 where there was an increase. Relative to population size, the number of long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities fell in Bulgaria, Luxembourg (2014-2018), the Netherlands, Latvia and Denmark (note that there is a break in series for most of these Member States). Nursing Homes: National HealthCare Corporation: 83: National HealthCare Corporation is a bit random about the level of details on their website. This article presents an overview of European Union (EU) statistics related to the availability and occupancy of hospital beds as well as the availability of long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities. /O 489 /MarkInfo << /Marked true >> *NF � � ����OX\YZXTQ��OF_VQMC[G[P�j� Q�����K�H�Ȩ(�8��94D�D4����T�x���8X� l*,*���l ��1��˰�qp�� ��I� h�`c��`������������£�S��1�'���Ge�r��К~��-��MDL��������_ ������SS������5�@�-,�`�N�.�n�p������а�ظ���$D2;'7/� UQYU]S[��o}�������~phxdtl|braqiy������ݽ��ão�'�W�7�w�?��������K\T�pa�����v��P��q��S�����p�GU3�[��$L�:�}"�����������������q�Hq��m�ඞ�"����HZ�Ɍ�7S��r�@r9 �����YUD�j��JÜ�p;��ӟ��Z�u��{�Ex$�U��.��� ~����G�p�;}��홌�CZ�9$+h9��Rl\f&��n*p�̍��,m/�:e�۲�r�p%�����zJDbD-�­UP��R�/���ZIw[��F/�L��);K���l�x7v�ڴ3)��`����)1�N��8K���/x/�3shh�� 0000251124 00000 n /BM /Normal This is what every investor or operator looking at the market ought know according to Hermann Thiel, CEO of healthcare real estate consultancy Terranus. Specifically, what approaches to LTC delivery and to LTC policy can lessen the effects of disability of older persons and improve outcomes, especially of nursing home care? Decreasing availability of hospital beds in most EU Member States. << ����T�K^>�6�����_�B��F� � �>���K��K�'-p������~R� �ͧ�. /SA true startxref There was an expansion in the number of beds in eight Member States, most notably in Romania and Bulgaria where the number of hospital beds in for-profit private hospitals increased by 52 % and 49 % respectively. Among the EU Member States, Germany recorded not only the highest number of hospital beds (661 000; 2017 data), but also the highest number relative to population size, with 800 hospital beds per 100 000 population (see Table 1); Bulgaria, Austria and Hungary also recorded more than 700 hospital beds per 100 000 inhabitants, with the ratio in Romania just below this level. COVID-19 fatalities in Europe’s care homes far higher than official counts ... from a safe distance with relatives, at the elderly nursing, in Alzano Lombardo, Italy. The number of employees rose by 5% from 2008 to 2010, which is a total increase of 27,000 employees in two years. Among the 20 Member States which reported an increase between 2013 and 2018 in their number of long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities relative to population, there were increases of more than 100 beds per 100 000 inhabitants in Lithuania, Slovakia and Malta. << >> What can we learn from international comparisons about LTC? 0000265402 00000 n ROME - Italy on Sunday eclipsed Britain to become the nation with the worst official coronavirus death toll in Europe. /Linearized 1 A growing number of elderly people in Sweden want to live in ‘senior housing’, ordinary homes for people aged 55 and over. Statistics on healthcare resources (such as beds in hospitals as well as nursing and residential care facilities) are documented in this background article which provides information on the scope of the data, its legal basis, the methodology employed, as well as related concepts and definitions. In percentage point terms, the largest increase in occupancy rates was recorded in the Netherlands (an increase of 19.8 percentage points between 2012 and 2018), while the largest decreases between 2013 and 2018 were in Hungary (down 5.4 percentage points) and Cyprus (down 13.7 percentage points; note that there is a break in series and that the definition differs). /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.276 841.89 ] ... (Europe) Email. Hospitals may also provide out-patient services as a secondary activity. ... the two regions hit earliest by the pandemic reported an over 30% increase in the number of … Up to half of the people who died in Europe from the coronavirus were in nursing homes, a World Health Organization official said Thursday. In 2018, at least 90 % of hospital beds in Lithuania, Slovenia, Croatia, Malta, Finland, Romania, Denmark, Estonia and Latvia were in publicly-owned hospitals. %���� The share of curative care beds among all hospital beds was highest in Cyprus (100 %), while curative care beds accounted for more than 90 % of all hospital beds in Denmark, Portugal, Ireland (excluding beds in the private health sector; curative care beds exclude psychiatric care beds), Slovenia and Sweden; note that in Slovenia and Sweden the number of curative care beds includes all psychiatric care beds (whether curative or not). Serbia: excludes beds in the private health sector. >> Beds in nursing and residential care facilities are recorded separately from hospital beds. trailer >> In most EU Member States (no data for Portugal or Sweden), long-term care beds accounted for less than 15 % of the total number of hospital beds in 2018, with only Hungary (17.4 %), Croatia (17.4 %), Finland (19.0 %), Estonia (19.5 %) and Czechia (29.6 %) reporting higher shares. The largest contractions in the number of hospital beds were recorded in Sweden, the Netherlands (note that there is a break in series), Lithuania and Denmark (note that there is a break in series), where bed numbers fell by 13-18 % and in Finland where the reduction in bed numbers was 24.8 %. /AIS false /Lang (fr-FR) endobj By Jamie Dettmer. It is forecasted to increase to 39.1% by 2030 and 50% by 2050. /Prev 1196255 0000228413 00000 n In recent years, most EU Member States have reported a decrease in the availability of hospital beds. In such homes, accessibility is a priority. Approximately 45% of individuals aged 65+ have a disability, and between 20% and 33% of individuals aged 65 and over require care/support, depending on how care is defined. The primary advantage to nursing home care is that patients have access to skilled care 24/7. 487 26 >> /H [ 1163 874 ] endobj However, a separate sub-total for psychiatric care beds (across all four categories) is also available (see Table 1). << There was also relatively fast growth in the number of beds in such hospitals in Portugal (up 16 %). Nursing Homes: Capitol Senior Living: 78: Capitol Senior Living is a … In Iceland, the assisted living facilities expanded in a lopsided way. In many areas, technological developments have reduced the average length of stay for in-patient procedures or replaced procedures requiring in-patient care with ones that can be provided to day care or out-patients. endobj Half of those over 70 years old who have died from Covid-19 in Sweden lived in nursing homes, according to national statistics at the end of April. endobj An analysis of the number of hospital beds in relation to population reveals that there were, on average, 538 per 100 000 inhabitants in 2018 across the whole of the EU-27. /ExtGState << /GS0 493 0 R >> /XObject << /X0 494 0 R >> /ColorSpace << /CS0 /Pages 483 0 R EU-27 and Lithuania: estimate. European countries with the highest ratios are Italy and /Type /Metadata Reductions were generally no greater than 4 beds per 100 000 inhabitants, although a higher number of bed losses was reported for Germany (down 8 beds per 100 000 inhabitants between 2013 and 2017), Luxembourg and Malta (both down 14 beds per 100 000 inhabitants). /Contents 511 0 R 489 0 obj Rehabilitative care beds accommodate hospital patients with the intent to stabilise, improve or restore impaired body functions and structures. Italy, where the continent’s … But as in many European countries, relatives, staff and union officials have shared concerns that protective clothing arrived too … By contrast, the number of rehabilitative care beds relative to population size decreased in nine Member States between 2013 and 2018. Publicly-owned hospitals are those under the ownership or control of a government unit or another public corporation. /Type /Catalog In 2018, there were approximately 3.4 million long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities in the 25 EU Member States where data was available (no data available for Cyprus and Portugal; 2017 data for Germany). There were relatively small increases in the Netherlands (note that there is a break in series), Spain and Greece (note that there is a break in series). /L 1206135 490 0 obj A comparison between 2013 and 2018 reveals that there was an increase in long-term care bed numbers per 100 000 inhabitants in most of the EU Member States for which data are available (no data for Cyprus and Portugal). /CropBox [ 0 0 595.276 841.89 ] 488 0 obj Nursing-home administrators are adamant that was not the case. Almost three quarters of these were for curative care, while the largest share of the remainder was beds for rehabilitative care, followed by beds for long-term care and beds for other purposes. RIBBE, GUNNAR LJUNGGREN1, KNIGHT STEEL2, EVA TOPINKOVA3, CATHERINE HAWES4, NAOKI IKEGAMI5, JEAN-CLAUDE HENRARD6, PALMI V. JONNSON7 Department of General Practice, Nursing Home Medicine and Social Medicine, Medical Faculty, As such, it is commonplace to find the total number of available hospital beds being reduced across most of the EU Member States. Europe's Nursing Homes Are Likely Coronavirus Hotspots, Officials Fear. /Height 1472 /Length 782 /CA 1 0000252514 00000 n During the period under consideration, Luxembourg, Austria, Denmark (note that there is a break in series) and Lithuania saw their respective number of curative beds diminish by more than 50 beds per 100 000 inhabitants. This page has been accessed 60,231 times. Germany had the highest number of hospital beds relative to population size. /Length 189200 0000002670 00000 n These changes in the number of hospital beds can be compared with changes in the average length of stays for in-patients and the number of hospital discharges in order to analyse developments in the supply of and demand for hospital beds. It should be noted that the information on hospital beds only covers beds for in-patient care: many hospitals also provide day care and out-patient care and beds used for these services are excluded from the information presented. One of the greatest obstacles is the absence of a validated methodology for routinely use in Europe [ 10 ]. << eu.support@statista.com. This page was last modified on 16 September 2020, at 14:23. This need has been clearly identified by the European Union (EU) in its 7 th Framework programme [ 11 ]. For country specific notes on this data collection, please refer to these background information documents: Indicators concerning the number and type of hospital beds complement information on hospital personnel and equipment to provide an overview of the resources available for delivering healthcare in hospitals. The following descriptions refer to the classification of hospital beds by type of care: Total hospital beds = curative (acute) care beds + rehabilitative care beds + long-term care beds + other hospital beds. A significant minority of older people lives in European nursing homes, around 4% in countries such as the UK and France . By contrast, less than two thirds of all hospital beds were for curative care in Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Latvia and France (where the lowest share was recorded, at 51.5 %). Nursing homes in Europe struggle with pandemic's uncounted dead. 487 0 obj 0000000017 00000 n /Filter [ /FlateDecode /DCTDecode ] Table 2 provides an analysis of the number of hospital beds based on the type of hospital ownership. However, thanks to more citizens moving out of acute hospitals and into assisted living facilities, the number of people moving into these nursing homes is increasing, many of them with chronic illnesses, dementia, and terminal illnesses. The disproportionate deaths in the nursing home setting aren't isolated to Europe. Across the vast majority of EU Member States, the total number of hospital beds also declined, sometimes at a rapid pace. %%EOF 491 0 obj Hospital beds are those beds which are regularly maintained and staffed and immediately available for the care of admitted patients; both occupied and unoccupied beds are included. In a home in Alcoi, near Alicante, 26 out of 130 residents died. 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European Nursing Homes R eport | 2019 3 European context Demographic evolution Dependency ratio The dependency ratio (the number of people aged over 65 / the population aged 1564) in the European Union was at - 28.8% in 2015. Highest curative care beds occupancy rates in Ireland. In most of the remaining Member States for which data are available, the number of long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities ranged from 400 to 1 000 per 100 000 inhabitants. Publicly operated nursing homes accounted for only 6% of the total. 0000228722 00000 n Relative to population size, the number of long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities fell in Bulgaria, Luxembourg (2014-2018), the Netherlands, Latvia and Denmark (note that there is a break in series for most of these Member States). Long-term care institutions refer to nursing and residential care facilities (HP.2) which provide accommodation and long-term care as a … In all countries the support ratio (number of elderly people per 100 younger adults) is high and increasing rapidly. 0000252123 00000 n /Subtype /XML Long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities, average length of stays for in-patients and the number of hospital discharges, Healthcare resources — beds: tables and figures, beds in nursing and residential care facilities, Health in the European Union — facts and figures, Dentists, pharmacists and physiotherapists, European Commission — Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety — European core health indicators (ECHI), European Commission — Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety — Health Systems Performance Assessment, European Commission — Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety — Public health, WHO Global Health Observatory (GHO) — Mortality and global health estimates, World Health Organisation (WHO) — Health system governance, https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php?title=Healthcare_resource_statistics_-_beds&oldid=498166. In the United States, roughly 41 percent of covid-19 deaths were recorded among nursing-home residents. /ca 1 Among the 25 EU Member States for which information is available (no information for Portugal or Sweden), there was a mixed development to the number of long-term care beds per 100 000 inhabitants during the period 2013 to 2018. 0000002808 00000 n << /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB 0000252206 00000 n 0000002611 00000 n There was a relatively clear pattern among the EU Member States with respect to the change in occupancy rates of curative cure beds between 2013 and 2018. endobj �gl�����hGZ���ƕt��wNUF1� �Q���d3N%[m�6�x�������.E�s�#;� � !�H|�&�1�w��-"}��_ �T,������TՁ>�� ���e�k"R"A�_�%�.27�%��IJܟd�� hի&L�FiF���/�&��t_Ԟ\�Z��)�cv����R��;�>�bܭy�ZnT>��o�o-}�=�¯�)!�R���u>���QI�R�L�\�5w4r_uĝ�j����`oq��-;t/*_׼i|S7���ך̘��Sf1���Z���(a�3q�q��e3�cb�I�W�p&��P6w^�|�;`H�"m)[���uT�֔�I�J�RW �7T��Vc��NYFfЅӂB�p&�k([�n��]�E�c��@Y��arnڼe�W��jj.&y[)ۖ��~%a����;�lA�1X-�¤���]�'Խ������\Z0�+�C�)�p�B-�~'R�ɑ*ʎ�z����1�G՘��RVW?1)y << /N 33 The lowest occupancy rates were recorded in Slovakia (66.9 %), Hungary (65.0 %), the Netherlands (64.3 %) and Cyprus (60.6 %; definition differs). There were five Member States where the number of hospital beds rose between 2013 and 2018: in three of these — Spain, Romania and Malta — the gains were relatively modest (no greater than 2.7 %), whereas larger increases were recorded for Bulgaria (up 7.4 %) and Ireland (up 22.3 %; note that there is a break in series). Hospitals comprise licensed establishments primarily engaged in providing medical, diagnostic and treatment services that include physician, nursing, and other health services to in-patients and the specialised accommodation services required by in-patients. Number of nursing and elderly home beds Indicator code: E992762.T Beds available for people requiring long-term care in institutions (other than hospitals). The number of practising nursing professionals was otherwise generally within the range of 400 to 1 000 per 100 000 inhabitants in 2018 in most of the remaining Member States, with Slovenia (343), Greece (195; only nursing professionals working in hospitals), … 0000002525 00000 n Belgium, Slovenia, Sweden, Norway and Serbia: includes all beds for psychiatric care. 0000251755 00000 n Long-term care institutions refer to nursing and residential care facilities which provide accommodation and long-term care as a package. The largest falls were in Latvia and Denmark, where the number of beds per 100 000 inhabitants in 2018 was more than 100 fewer than it had been in 2013. Some are newly built, while others are regular homes that have been made more accessible as part of conversion or renovation work. Bed numbers per 100 000 inhabitants rose at a faster pace in Romania, Ireland (note that there is a break in series; excluding psychiatric care beds and beds in the private health sector) and Bulgaria, with increases of 33, 41 and 52 beds per 100 000 inhabitants respectively. /Type /XObject /Info 486 0 R Hospital beds include beds for curative care, long-term care and rehabilitative care. Among EU Member States, Bulgaria and Germany had the highest number of hospital beds relative to population size. Similar evidence on institutional care (nursing home - NH) is lacking in Europe [8, 9]. /BitsPerComponent 8 0000251565 00000 n The total number … Over a quarter of the total older population are aged 80+, and around half of all LTC users are … A first grim glimpse of Europe’s nursing home situation came on March 23, when soldiers sent to disinfect nursing homes in Madrid discovered dozens of elderly residents dead in their beds. /Root 488 0 R The highest levels of activity recorded during 2016 H1 were France (€878m), Germany (€870m), the UK /OP false 0000227510 00000 n /Size 513 stream Try the new automatic translation by clicking on the blue icon “Translate” up in the right corner of the article! Tel … At the other end of the range, all of the hospital beds in the Netherlands were in the private sector (not-for-profit), while a majority of the hospital beds in Germany (59 %; 2017 data) and Belgium (74 %) were in privately-owned hospitals. endobj Privately-owned hospitals may be distinguished as either not-for-profit (no financial gain for the unit(s) that establishes, controls or finances them) or for-profit. >> xref The European core health indicators (ECHI) shortlist includes an indicator on ‘hospital beds’ by type of bed in the chapter on health services. “At a certain point, there was an implicit age limit,” said Marijke Verboven of Orpea group, which owns 60 homes around Belgium. There were an additional 191 000 hospital beds in Germany in not-for-profit private hospitals (2017 data), which was also the highest number recorded among the EU Member States, followed in 2018 by France (56 300) and the special case of the Netherlands, where the entire stock of hospital beds (54 500 beds) was in the not-for-profit private sector. Excluded are recovery trolleys and beds for same day care (day care and out-patient care), provisional and temporary beds. a colon ‘:’ is used to show where data are not available; a dash ‘–‘ is used to show where data are not applicable/relevant. 0000192378 00000 n State Number Facilities Certified Beds Total Patient Days Gross Patient Revenue ($000) AK - Alaska: 7: 409: 118,642: $125,052: AL - Alabama: 218: 81,695: 8,010,528 0000193353 00000 n /ViewerPreferences << /Direction /L2R >> /Type /ExtGState Recent methodological changes in the classification of hospital beds have included psychiatric care beds among the various categories of beds (curative, rehabilitative, long-term care and other). Among the 20 Member States for which data are available (see Figure 4 for data availability), 14 recorded an increase, while there were six that saw their rates decline. �ĕ���UAy�T�'E����K� *z"jDoԘxY���Ջ/��`���p1QW��� In absolute terms, the largest increases in bed numbers were also recorded in Bulgaria and Romania, where for-profit private hospitals added respectively 4 100 and 2 700 beds between 2013 and 2018, while Germany added 2 200 beds between 2013 and 2017. Ireland: other than psychiatric care beds, excludes beds in the private health sector. With an increasingly ageing European population and an increase in the number of the oldest old, the number of people moving to nursing home care is likely to increase. 0000192255 00000 n Age and Ageing 1997; 26-S2: 3-12 Nursing homes in 10 nations: a comparison between countries and settings MIELW. x���eP\�=��>�u� �Kpwf�\ �!�ep�`4@���M�@����}y?���T��s�Z������6 j BBbBb"b2R2*fj* Although nursing homes technically provide care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, that doesn't mean individuals are supervised continuously. Aside from the three Member States that did not report any long-term care beds in hospitals — Germany, Cyprus and Luxembourg — there were 12 where there was a decrease in their number of long-term care beds relative to population size and 10 where there was an increase. Relative to population size, the number of long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities fell in Bulgaria, Luxembourg (2014-2018), the Netherlands, Latvia and Denmark (note that there is a break in series for most of these Member States). Nursing Homes: National HealthCare Corporation: 83: National HealthCare Corporation is a bit random about the level of details on their website. This article presents an overview of European Union (EU) statistics related to the availability and occupancy of hospital beds as well as the availability of long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities. /O 489 /MarkInfo << /Marked true >> *NF � � ����OX\YZXTQ��OF_VQMC[G[P�j� Q�����K�H�Ȩ(�8��94D�D4����T�x���8X� l*,*���l ��1��˰�qp�� ��I� h�`c��`������������£�S��1�'���Ge�r��К~��-��MDL��������_ ������SS������5�@�-,�`�N�.�n�p������а�ظ���$D2;'7/� UQYU]S[��o}�������~phxdtl|braqiy������ݽ��ão�'�W�7�w�?��������K\T�pa�����v��P��q��S�����p�GU3�[��$L�:�}"�����������������q�Hq��m�ඞ�"����HZ�Ɍ�7S��r�@r9 �����YUD�j��JÜ�p;��ӟ��Z�u��{�Ex$�U��.��� ~����G�p�;}��홌�CZ�9$+h9��Rl\f&��n*p�̍��,m/�:e�۲�r�p%�����zJDbD-�­UP��R�/���ZIw[��F/�L��);K���l�x7v�ڴ3)��`����)1�N��8K���/x/�3shh�� 0000251124 00000 n /BM /Normal This is what every investor or operator looking at the market ought know according to Hermann Thiel, CEO of healthcare real estate consultancy Terranus. Specifically, what approaches to LTC delivery and to LTC policy can lessen the effects of disability of older persons and improve outcomes, especially of nursing home care? Decreasing availability of hospital beds in most EU Member States. << ����T�K^>�6�����_�B��F� � �>���K��K�'-p������~R� �ͧ�. /SA true startxref There was an expansion in the number of beds in eight Member States, most notably in Romania and Bulgaria where the number of hospital beds in for-profit private hospitals increased by 52 % and 49 % respectively. Among the EU Member States, Germany recorded not only the highest number of hospital beds (661 000; 2017 data), but also the highest number relative to population size, with 800 hospital beds per 100 000 population (see Table 1); Bulgaria, Austria and Hungary also recorded more than 700 hospital beds per 100 000 inhabitants, with the ratio in Romania just below this level. COVID-19 fatalities in Europe’s care homes far higher than official counts ... from a safe distance with relatives, at the elderly nursing, in Alzano Lombardo, Italy. The number of employees rose by 5% from 2008 to 2010, which is a total increase of 27,000 employees in two years. Among the 20 Member States which reported an increase between 2013 and 2018 in their number of long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities relative to population, there were increases of more than 100 beds per 100 000 inhabitants in Lithuania, Slovakia and Malta. << >> What can we learn from international comparisons about LTC? 0000265402 00000 n ROME - Italy on Sunday eclipsed Britain to become the nation with the worst official coronavirus death toll in Europe. /Linearized 1 A growing number of elderly people in Sweden want to live in ‘senior housing’, ordinary homes for people aged 55 and over. Statistics on healthcare resources (such as beds in hospitals as well as nursing and residential care facilities) are documented in this background article which provides information on the scope of the data, its legal basis, the methodology employed, as well as related concepts and definitions. In percentage point terms, the largest increase in occupancy rates was recorded in the Netherlands (an increase of 19.8 percentage points between 2012 and 2018), while the largest decreases between 2013 and 2018 were in Hungary (down 5.4 percentage points) and Cyprus (down 13.7 percentage points; note that there is a break in series and that the definition differs). /MediaBox [ 0 0 595.276 841.89 ] ... (Europe) Email. Hospitals may also provide out-patient services as a secondary activity. ... the two regions hit earliest by the pandemic reported an over 30% increase in the number of … Up to half of the people who died in Europe from the coronavirus were in nursing homes, a World Health Organization official said Thursday. In 2018, at least 90 % of hospital beds in Lithuania, Slovenia, Croatia, Malta, Finland, Romania, Denmark, Estonia and Latvia were in publicly-owned hospitals. %���� The share of curative care beds among all hospital beds was highest in Cyprus (100 %), while curative care beds accounted for more than 90 % of all hospital beds in Denmark, Portugal, Ireland (excluding beds in the private health sector; curative care beds exclude psychiatric care beds), Slovenia and Sweden; note that in Slovenia and Sweden the number of curative care beds includes all psychiatric care beds (whether curative or not). Serbia: excludes beds in the private health sector. >> Beds in nursing and residential care facilities are recorded separately from hospital beds. trailer >> In most EU Member States (no data for Portugal or Sweden), long-term care beds accounted for less than 15 % of the total number of hospital beds in 2018, with only Hungary (17.4 %), Croatia (17.4 %), Finland (19.0 %), Estonia (19.5 %) and Czechia (29.6 %) reporting higher shares. The largest contractions in the number of hospital beds were recorded in Sweden, the Netherlands (note that there is a break in series), Lithuania and Denmark (note that there is a break in series), where bed numbers fell by 13-18 % and in Finland where the reduction in bed numbers was 24.8 %. /AIS false /Lang (fr-FR) endobj By Jamie Dettmer. It is forecasted to increase to 39.1% by 2030 and 50% by 2050. /Prev 1196255 0000228413 00000 n In recent years, most EU Member States have reported a decrease in the availability of hospital beds. In such homes, accessibility is a priority. Approximately 45% of individuals aged 65+ have a disability, and between 20% and 33% of individuals aged 65 and over require care/support, depending on how care is defined. The primary advantage to nursing home care is that patients have access to skilled care 24/7. 487 26 >> /H [ 1163 874 ] endobj However, a separate sub-total for psychiatric care beds (across all four categories) is also available (see Table 1). << There was also relatively fast growth in the number of beds in such hospitals in Portugal (up 16 %). Nursing Homes: Capitol Senior Living: 78: Capitol Senior Living is a … In Iceland, the assisted living facilities expanded in a lopsided way. In many areas, technological developments have reduced the average length of stay for in-patient procedures or replaced procedures requiring in-patient care with ones that can be provided to day care or out-patients. endobj Half of those over 70 years old who have died from Covid-19 in Sweden lived in nursing homes, according to national statistics at the end of April. endobj An analysis of the number of hospital beds in relation to population reveals that there were, on average, 538 per 100 000 inhabitants in 2018 across the whole of the EU-27. /ExtGState << /GS0 493 0 R >> /XObject << /X0 494 0 R >> /ColorSpace << /CS0 /Pages 483 0 R EU-27 and Lithuania: estimate. European countries with the highest ratios are Italy and /Type /Metadata Reductions were generally no greater than 4 beds per 100 000 inhabitants, although a higher number of bed losses was reported for Germany (down 8 beds per 100 000 inhabitants between 2013 and 2017), Luxembourg and Malta (both down 14 beds per 100 000 inhabitants). /Contents 511 0 R 489 0 obj Rehabilitative care beds accommodate hospital patients with the intent to stabilise, improve or restore impaired body functions and structures. Italy, where the continent’s … But as in many European countries, relatives, staff and union officials have shared concerns that protective clothing arrived too … By contrast, the number of rehabilitative care beds relative to population size decreased in nine Member States between 2013 and 2018. Publicly-owned hospitals are those under the ownership or control of a government unit or another public corporation. /Type /Catalog In 2018, there were approximately 3.4 million long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities in the 25 EU Member States where data was available (no data available for Cyprus and Portugal; 2017 data for Germany). There were relatively small increases in the Netherlands (note that there is a break in series), Spain and Greece (note that there is a break in series). /L 1206135 490 0 obj A comparison between 2013 and 2018 reveals that there was an increase in long-term care bed numbers per 100 000 inhabitants in most of the EU Member States for which data are available (no data for Cyprus and Portugal). /CropBox [ 0 0 595.276 841.89 ] 488 0 obj Nursing-home administrators are adamant that was not the case. Almost three quarters of these were for curative care, while the largest share of the remainder was beds for rehabilitative care, followed by beds for long-term care and beds for other purposes. RIBBE, GUNNAR LJUNGGREN1, KNIGHT STEEL2, EVA TOPINKOVA3, CATHERINE HAWES4, NAOKI IKEGAMI5, JEAN-CLAUDE HENRARD6, PALMI V. JONNSON7 Department of General Practice, Nursing Home Medicine and Social Medicine, Medical Faculty, As such, it is commonplace to find the total number of available hospital beds being reduced across most of the EU Member States. Europe's Nursing Homes Are Likely Coronavirus Hotspots, Officials Fear. /Height 1472 /Length 782 /CA 1 0000252514 00000 n During the period under consideration, Luxembourg, Austria, Denmark (note that there is a break in series) and Lithuania saw their respective number of curative beds diminish by more than 50 beds per 100 000 inhabitants. This page has been accessed 60,231 times. Germany had the highest number of hospital beds relative to population size. /Length 189200 0000002670 00000 n These changes in the number of hospital beds can be compared with changes in the average length of stays for in-patients and the number of hospital discharges in order to analyse developments in the supply of and demand for hospital beds. It should be noted that the information on hospital beds only covers beds for in-patient care: many hospitals also provide day care and out-patient care and beds used for these services are excluded from the information presented. One of the greatest obstacles is the absence of a validated methodology for routinely use in Europe [ 10 ]. << eu.support@statista.com. This page was last modified on 16 September 2020, at 14:23. This need has been clearly identified by the European Union (EU) in its 7 th Framework programme [ 11 ]. For country specific notes on this data collection, please refer to these background information documents: Indicators concerning the number and type of hospital beds complement information on hospital personnel and equipment to provide an overview of the resources available for delivering healthcare in hospitals. The following descriptions refer to the classification of hospital beds by type of care: Total hospital beds = curative (acute) care beds + rehabilitative care beds + long-term care beds + other hospital beds. A significant minority of older people lives in European nursing homes, around 4% in countries such as the UK and France . By contrast, less than two thirds of all hospital beds were for curative care in Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Latvia and France (where the lowest share was recorded, at 51.5 %). Nursing homes in Europe struggle with pandemic's uncounted dead. 487 0 obj 0000000017 00000 n /Filter [ /FlateDecode /DCTDecode ] Table 2 provides an analysis of the number of hospital beds based on the type of hospital ownership. However, thanks to more citizens moving out of acute hospitals and into assisted living facilities, the number of people moving into these nursing homes is increasing, many of them with chronic illnesses, dementia, and terminal illnesses. The disproportionate deaths in the nursing home setting aren't isolated to Europe. Across the vast majority of EU Member States, the total number of hospital beds also declined, sometimes at a rapid pace. %%EOF 491 0 obj Hospital beds are those beds which are regularly maintained and staffed and immediately available for the care of admitted patients; both occupied and unoccupied beds are included. In a home in Alcoi, near Alicante, 26 out of 130 residents died. 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