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Nursing home and home care services in 2015 Ever-shorter nursing home stays

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People receiving care at home or in nursing homes spent CHF 682 million on care in 2018

Neuchâtel, 17.11.2016 (FSO) - In 2015 the decrease in the number of days spent in nursing homes and the near stagnation in the number of places available (94,662) resulted in a steady decline in the occupancy rate (93,7%). Over a three year period, the average nursing home stay decreased by over a month. In contrast, the number of hours spent on home care services continued to increase (+9,7%). These are some of the results from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).


 

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Sozialmedizinische Betreuung in Institutionen und zu Hause 2015


 

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