Care market survey now available

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

Care of Elderly People ­ UK Market Survey 2004, published by Laing & Buisson, is a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the present state and future prospects of the long term care market. Now in its 17th edition, this market report includes a full analyses of Laing & Buisson¹s annual survey of care homes, with detailed information on trends over time and regional variations in fees and occupancy rates. The report also features an updated “league table” of major corporate providers. Key issues discussed include progress towards more realistic baseline fees paid by local authorities, pressures on local authority/PCT budgets and government initiatives on social care commissioning. Staff recruitment and retention challenges, the latest trends and new developments in the private pay market and prospects for extracare, homecare services and other models of provision are also explored. The publication is a treasure house of statistical tables and figures illustrating the market structure, demand and supply,

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