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Private and Voluntary Nursing Homes January 2016

437

5 272 287

private and voluntary nursing homes in Ireland

23,000

3 216 249

12 536 571

2 110 129

The average fee provided for public nursing home care is 58% more than that payable to private / voluntary counterparts

7 397 422

10 525 557

persons are supported by nursing home care

58%

5 267 304 donegal

75

%

approx percentage of persons ‘delayeddischarged’ in acute hospitals awaiting nursing home care

76

%

16 724 744

10 528 597

12 525 553

sligo mayo

cavan

galway

wicklow

laois clare

carlow kilkenny

limerick

tipperary

wexford

waterford

kerry cork

13 723 766 25 1,128 1,221

48 2,526 2,667

Number of Nursing Homes

directly employed by private and voluntary nursing homes

contribution of sector annually to economy through direct taxation

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21 1,404 1,478

kildare

18 724 769

€190m

5 250 268

dublin

offaly

4 204 221

25,000

19 828 862

91 5,665 5,875

meath

westmeath

7 351 362

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louth

roscommon longford

37 1,557 1,632

11 662 673

of Ireland’s nursing home care is provided by private and voluntary nursing homes

leitrim

17 850 867

monaghan

26 941 1,111

Number of Beds

9 476 537

11 526 559

Number Employed

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f +353 1 429 1845 w www.nhi.ie

+46%

growth of this demographic profile by year 2021

1 in 5 persons aged 85+ require the specialist, dedicated care provided by nursing homes

4% of older persons require nursing home care

Cost of care in acute hospitals is up to eight times fees payable to private and voluntary nursing homes

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