Age and Long-Term Care

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This topic focuses on the older population and their health care service requirements. Obsan analyses long-term care with regard to both the provision of services such as nursing homes, home care services and intermediate housing and care structures, as well as the number of employees. Current requirements for the provision of services are compared with estimated future needs. Furthermore, the costs and funding of this area of health care provision are analysed. The analyses include a look at how the Swiss population’s health and need for care in old age have changed over time.


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