However, a separate sub-total for psychiatric care beds (across all four categories) is also available (see Table 1). Among the EU Member States, the occupancy rate of curative care beds in 2018 was often situated within the range of 61 % to 82 % (see Figure 4 for data availability). 0000192255 00000 n 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. /StructParents 0 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. According to German Health Minister Daniel Bahr, an estimated 5,000 elderly Germans currently live in nursing homes in eastern Europe. As such, it is commonplace to find the total number of available hospital beds being reduced across most of the EU Member States. 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. /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB endobj Between 2013 and 2018, the number of hospital beds in the EU-27 decreased by 2.5 %. /PageLayout /SinglePage Across the 19 EU Member States for which data are available for both 2013 and 2018 (see Table 2 for coverage), the development of the number of hospital beds in for-profit private hospitals was mixed. 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Rehabilitative care beds accommodate hospital patients with the intent to stabilise, improve or restore impaired body functions and structures. ... the two regions hit earliest by the pandemic reported an over 30% increase in the number of … 0000252123 00000 n /ArtBox [ 0 0 595.276 841.89 ] startxref In all countries the support ratio (number of elderly people per 100 younger adults) is high and increasing rapidly. The strategy has helped Belgium reduce nursing homes deaths from 63% of all COVID-19 fatalities before mid-June to 39% at the end of November. In such homes, accessibility is a priority. 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. endobj The number of rehabilitative care beds increased by more than 10 beds per 100 000 inhabitants in Poland and Bulgaria (where the highest increase was recorded, an additional 23 beds per 100 000 inhabitants). The next largest reduction was recorded in Romania, a decrease of 12 long-term care beds per 100 000 inhabitants. 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. 0000251124 00000 n /Height 1472 By contrast, the number of rehabilitative care beds relative to population size decreased in nine Member States between 2013 and 2018. /Filter /FlateDecode /L 1206135 << << /Type /ExtGState /Info 486 0 R 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. European countries with the highest ratios are Italy and << /Type /Page This page was last modified on 16 September 2020, at 14:23. 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). Across the vast majority of EU Member States, the total number of hospital beds also declined, sometimes at a rapid pace. << I think we have good coverage of their nursing homes. /Root 488 0 R 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. ROME - Italy on Sunday eclipsed Britain to become the nation with the worst official coronavirus death toll in Europe. ��8�Mv�7��f2�. /SA true 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. 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? “At a certain point, there was an implicit age limit,” said Marijke Verboven of Orpea group, which owns 60 homes around Belgium. /Subtype /XML /ExtGState << /GS0 493 0 R >> /XObject << /X0 494 0 R >> /ColorSpace << /CS0 Serbia: excludes beds in the private health sector. By Jamie Dettmer. /ViewerPreferences << /Direction /L2R >> Conclusions: no relation appears to exist between the ageing status of a country and the number of nursing home beds. 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 %. Although nursing homes technically provide care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, that doesn't mean individuals are supervised continuously. Tel … Spain and the Netherlands: provisional. >> Long-term care institutions refer to nursing and residential care facilities which provide accommodation and long-term care as a package. Hospital beds include beds for curative care, long-term care and rehabilitative care. 0000001163 00000 n xref Most EU Member States reported an increase in the number of beds in for-profit private hospitals. 0000227510 00000 n endobj 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). 0000002552 00000 n << /Size 513 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. endobj 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). 495 0 R >> /Font << /TT0 496 0 R /TT1 500 0 R /C2_0 504 0 R >> >> Publicly operated nursing homes accounted for only 6% of the total. %���� �/0 �+y@�W�#����Ϥ�,ٮ���]�mTi�FW'�����m���R���&��2y{�%�ǥj����G�I'�(1L��oE�Iw�b�Ds{�io�n�'fE)`e�?0�Հ���]��٨N���H��c�r-�Wˌ�qO���|�ࠖ�. But as in many European countries, relatives, staff and union officials have shared concerns that protective clothing arrived too … 0000002670 00000 n a colon ‘:’ is used to show where data are not available; a dash ‘–‘ is used to show where data are not applicable/relevant. x���eP\�=��>�u� �Kpwf�\ �!�ep�`4@���M�@����}y?���T��s�Z������6 j BBbBb"b2R2*fj* 0000228413 00000 n The German nursing homes market looks ripe for consolidation - 15,000 homes are run by 6,000 providers, but the market is heavily regulated. Speciality hospitals, including mental health and substance abuse hospitals, are also covered. 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. 0000193353 00000 n Relative to population size, the highest numbers of long-term care beds in such facilities in 2018 were recorded in Sweden and the Netherlands, each with approximately 1 400 beds per 100 000 inhabitants (see Figure 5), while Belgium, Finland, Luxembourg, Malta, Germany (2017 data) and Slovenia also recorded 1 000 long-term care beds or more per 100 000 inhabitants. 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. This is what every investor or operator looking at the market ought know according to Hermann Thiel, CEO of healthcare real estate consultancy Terranus. 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. /H [ 1163 874 ] Decreasing availability of hospital beds in most EU Member States. Ireland (other than psychiatric care beds, excludes beds in the private health sector), Spain, Denmark and Sweden recorded the lowest numbers of hospital beds relative to their population size in 2018, all under 300 per 100 000 inhabitants. Up to half of the people who died in Europe from the coronavirus were in nursing homes, a World Health Organization official said Thursday. Nursing homes in Europe struggle with pandemic's uncounted dead. In 2018, at least 90 % of hospital beds in Lithuania, Slovenia, Croatia, Malta, Finland, Romania, Denmark, Estonia and Latvia were in publicly-owned hospitals. << 512 0 obj 0000228722 00000 n /OP false ������%���Ncr�CY���6�g���_j�{�*��{OM5�w�P�E��W��X>��H��Bz_��?F=��Z��k��8� ^Fm���p ̒Ό�h�eNш0[M�+ڎ�0Ȓ�܏^�I7 �p�����Z��J6��vlb�w�E�N�pZ �;� ۼ��@���_8�e,���4��N�B�dw��1��a��Q� �8���D�9A��N���u�C1Vѻ���D�^B `��o2�Gb̀�)?I�׹��R�:��'Y��@v�&)Seʹ��^u�N�q�\� ���O��;r A total of 7 out of 27 EU Member States recorded an increase in their number of curative care beds in hospitals (relative to the size of their population) between 2013 and 2018 (see Figure 1 for information about the coverage for individual Member States). /Linearized 1 It is forecasted to increase to 39.1% by 2030 and 50% by 2050. 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). 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), … During the period 2013-2018, the number of rehabilitative beds relative to population size increased in a majority (17) of the 27 EU Member States (see Figure 2 for details of the data coverage); note that there were no rehabilitative care beds in Cyprus. endobj >> /BM /Normal Across the EU, 95m persons are aged 65 and over, equating to 18.5% of the total population. EU-27 and Lithuania: estimate. The United States has also seen severe outbreaks in long-term care facilities around the country. 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. 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. In 2018, there were 2.4 million hospital beds available for use across the EU-27. �ĕ���UAy�T�'E����K� *z"jDoԘxY���Ջ/��`���p1QW��� This article is one of a set of statistical articles concerning healthcare resources in the EU which forms part of an online publication health statistics. 0000193055 00000 n /DecodeParms [ null << /Quality 65 >> ] 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. 0000265006 00000 n /TrimBox [ 0 0 595.276 841.89 ] Publicly-owned hospitals are those under the ownership or control of a government unit or another public corporation. 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Excluded are recovery trolleys and beds for same day care (day care and out-patient care), provisional and temporary beds. 0000252206 00000 n /OPM 1 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). The disproportionate deaths in the nursing home setting aren't isolated to Europe. /Length 189200 Hospitals may also provide out-patient services as a secondary activity. stream /MarkInfo << /Marked true >> In a home in Alcoi, near Alicante, 26 out of 130 residents died. 0000251723 00000 n eu.support@statista.com. The largest fall in the number of long-term care beds per 100 000 inhabitants was recorded in Finland, dropping from 165 to 69 beds per 100 000 inhabitants between 2013 and 2018. 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. Similarly, the number of places in private care homes has increased to a greater extent than in public care homes in all countries for which there is data, with the exception of Spain. Long-term care institutions refer to nursing and residential care facilities (HP.2) which provide accommodation and long-term care as a … �gl�����hGZ���ƕt��wNUF1� �Q���d3N%[m�6�x�������.E�s�#;� � !�H|�&�1�w��-"}��_ �T,������TՁ>�� ���e�k"R"A�_�%�.27�%��IJܟd�� endstream << 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. /ID [<12f569b5a76522afd878a6a68a140907><12f569b5a76522afd878a6a68a140907>] 488 0 obj 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. >> /Resources << /Properties << /MC0 490 0 R /MC1 491 0 R /MC2 492 0 R >> 0000252514 00000 n /Length 782 /BleedBox [ 0 0 595.276 841.89 ] << Sweden did ban visits to care homes on 31 March. This page has been accessed 60,231 times. endobj 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. ... (Europe) Email. %PDF-1.4 /ca 1 >> /Width 1191 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. The number of employees rose by 5% from 2008 to 2010, which is a total increase of 27,000 employees in two years. Nursing Homes: Capitol Senior Living: 78: Capitol Senior Living is a … 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. 0000192378 00000 n /Rotate 0 >> Spotlight European care home investment investment achieved in France €878m European care home investment volumes reached approximately €2.6bn during the first half of 2016, which is 60% higher than the same period in 2015. A significant minority of older people lives in European nursing homes, around 4% in countries such as the UK and France . /BitsPerComponent 8 The largest increase was in Malta where there were 65 more beds per 100 000 inhabitants in 2018 than there had been in 2013, although there is a break in series. 0000002808 00000 n 492 0 obj Nursing Homes: National HealthCare Corporation: 83: National HealthCare Corporation is a bit random about the level of details on their website. While the analysis presented so far has focused on beds in hospitals, this final section looks at beds in nursing and residential care facilities. 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). trailer 0000251565 00000 n 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. /Type /Catalog The primary advantage to nursing home care is that patients have access to skilled care 24/7. Some are newly built, while others are regular homes that have been made more accessible as part of conversion or renovation work. The highest levels of activity recorded during 2016 H1 were France (€878m), Germany (€870m), the UK This need has been clearly identified by the European Union (EU) in its 7 th Framework programme [ 11 ]. A higher rate was recorded in Ireland (90.7 %; excluding psychiatric care beds and beds in the private health sector). Nursing-home administrators are adamant that was not the case. /CA 1 Try the new automatic translation by clicking on the blue icon “Translate” up in the right corner of the article! /SMask /None Italy, where the continent’s … 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. 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This has radically changed the population structure of Europe since 1950. x���KLA�o�u;cg�T��X_� /S 1524 endobj /T 1196267 /Type /Metadata 487 26 Over a quarter of the total older population are aged 80+, and around half of all LTC users are … 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. 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. 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. 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. 0000265402 00000 n << >> /Filter [ /FlateDecode /DCTDecode ] The European core health indicators (ECHI) shortlist includes an indicator on ‘hospital beds’ by type of bed in the chapter on health services. In absolute terms, the largest number of hospital beds in for-profit private hospitals was in Germany where there were 201 000 beds in 2017, more than double the next highest number, 96 000 in 2018 in France. 0000000017 00000 n >> Aside from these three Member States, the lowest shares of beds in publicly-owned hospitals were found in Cyprus (54 %) and France (62 %). In the United States, roughly 41 percent of covid-19 deaths were recorded among nursing-home residents. /Pages 483 0 R 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, 490 0 obj For some patients, that is vital. By contrast, there were double-digit increases in long-term care bed numbers in Croatia and Bulgaria (both 12 additional beds per 100 000 inhabitants), as well as in Malta where the number of long-term care beds in hospitals rose from 2 to 26 beds per 100 000 inhabitants (note that there is a break in series). /Subtype /Image 493 0 obj Similar evidence on institutional care (nursing home - NH) is lacking in Europe [8, 9]. 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). Beds in nursing and residential care facilities are recorded separately from hospital beds. 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 %). As of … 0000002611 00000 n Among EU Member States, Bulgaria and Germany had the highest number of hospital beds relative to population size. One of the greatest obstacles is the absence of a validated methodology for routinely use in Europe [ 10 ]. 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. Table 2 provides an analysis of the number of hospital beds based on the type of hospital ownership. But in Spain, where the pandemic has ignited a polarized debate on the country’s ability to care for Europe’s fastest-aging society, nursing home coronavirus deaths have been climbing for two months. >> The total number … /N 33 /op false /AIS false In recent years, most EU Member States have reported a decrease in the availability of hospital beds. >> 0000002037 00000 n 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. /Parent 484 0 R /O 489 /CropBox [ 0 0 595.276 841.89 ] Ireland: other than psychiatric care beds, excludes beds in the private health sector. 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). Germany had the highest number of hospital beds relative to population size. /Lang (fr-FR) As of 2015, Genesis HealthCare was the nursing home chain with the highest number of nursing homes, with 419 such facilities. The number of long-term care beds in nursing and residential care facilities relative to population size increased in most EU Member States. stream Figures 1 to 3 provide an analysis of the change between 2013 and 2018 in the availability (relative to the size of population) for three specific types of hospital beds. 0 Source: Eurostat (online data code: hlth_rs_bds). There was also relatively fast growth in the number of beds in such hospitals in Portugal (up 16 %). /Contents 511 0 R 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. 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