A-Z Guide has the latest facts and figures for care homes


Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The new edition of the well-established A-Z Care Homes Guide is now available. Divided into four main sections ­ statistics, care homes, independent hospitals and clinics, and the A-Z buyers guide for care homes, there are additional sections for regulatory authorities, care home groups, operators of community care housing, charities and voluntary organisations. Recognised as a comprehensive guide to the independent healthcare in the UK, the A-Z Guide is published as a valuable reference tool to every provider, and every support organisation and service company involved in this sector. The statistics section outlines changes in numbers of care homes, comparisons of charge rates, and care homes by number of beds and by specialist care category. Many of the statistics contained in the 2004 edition of the A-Z Care Homes Guide confirm current views on the care home market, and many are quite surprising: – 600 homes have been lost in the year from 2002 to 2003 – Average charges for “Care Homes Only” (residential





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