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Care for the elderly - a sector overview

Insight into legislation, funding and the future of care homes.

The population of elderly people is forecast to rise significantly over the next two decades, with the proportion requiring long term care increasing at an even faster rate.

How this unquestionable demand is serviced is still a topic for debate. It is likely that demand for low-level residential and domiciliary care for people in their own homes will experience a net decline.