Domiciliary care market report released

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

Healthcare market analysts Laing & Buisson have published Domiciliary Care Markets 2000, a comprehensive study study of what is a growing component of the UK economy, and one that is preparing to undergo major changes. Covering a broad range of social care and health care services from traditional home helps to high-tech home healthcare, the report analyses: # The nature of the various domiciliary care services. # Current and historic data on the volumes, costs and prices of each market segment. # The often complex purchasing processes. # The main drivers of demand. # The impact of regulation, the national minimum care standards and the National Care Standards Commission. # The effect of the Government¹s changes to care funding. # The likely future directions of the market. # The future of in-house homecare units. # How homecare and other domiciliary care is funded by statutory and private purchasers. # An independent sector which has grown more than tenfold in the seven years since the community care reform

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