3.6 million one-person households in 2050
The number of one-person households will have mounted up to 3.6 million in 2050, an increase by 1 million compared to the current situation. Over the next two decades, the annual increase will be 30...
More turnover and more profit in Dutch health care institutions
The turnover of health care institutions increased greatly in 2009, as it had in 2008, despite the recession in the Netherlands. Profits also rose substantially.
Workforce composition differs between care sectors
According to Statistics Netherlands’ new statistics on care institutions, the composition of the workforce in care differs between the various care sectors.
Mortality in week 20 also below average among long-term care users
In week 20 (ending 17 May), the number of deaths among people receiving long-term care stood at approximately 1,030, i.e. around 150 below the number recorded over week 19.
Financial position care-providing institutions often precarious
The financial position of care-providing institutions is often poor in comparison to educational institutions and commercial service providers. This situation has barely improved in recent years.
Costs and revenues of care institutions no longer rising as fast
The revenues of Dutch care institutions did not grow as fast in 2010 and 2011 as in the previous three years. At the same time the care institutions were able to prevent costs from rising.