Nursing home and home care services in 2019 Nursing homes or care at home for 44% of people aged 80 and over
Drop in numbers in nursing homes in 2020 and continued increase in care and assistance at home
10.11.2020 - At the end of 2019, 90 342 people were in long-term care in Switzerland's 1563 nursing homes. 2339 assistance and home care services supported 394 444 people. For 100 people aged 80 and over, 15 were in nursing homes long-term and 29 received care at home. 76% of residents in nursing homes were aged 80 and over according to the Statistics on Home Care Services and the Statistics on Nursing Homes from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
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