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Key Statistics - Health

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This section is currently under development.

In this section you will find key statistics relating to Health under the categories listed below.

 


 

 

 

Home Help and Home Care Packages

The following are the statistics for home help and home care packages for 2006 and 2007:

 

  2006 2007 % change from 2006 - 2007
Total Number of home help hours 11,430,570 12,351,088  + 8.1%
Number of clients in receipt of home help hours at the end of the year 49,578 54,736  + 9.7 %
Number of clients in receipt of home care packages at the end of the year 5,283 8,035  + 52.1%

Source: HSE's Annual Report and Financial Statements 2007

 

Home Care Packages

"A total of 11,565 people benefited from a home care package for some period of time during 2007. Some 6,279 of these were new clients who were helped to stay in their own homes and communities. At the end of the year there were 8,035 people receiving home care packages." 

Source: HSE's Annual Report and Financial Statements 2007

 

Home help service

"The home help budget for 2007 was €207 million and 12,351,088 home help hours were delivered. The average monthly number of clients receiving hours in 2007 was 53,451. Some 54,736 clients were receiving home help hours at the end of 2007 compared with 49,578 recipients at the end of 2006.

Source: HSE's Annual Report and Financial Statements 2007

 

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Nursing Home Subvention

"In 2007, 8,467 people received nursing home subventions. This compared to 7,609 in 2006, an increase of 11% over 12 months.

Source: HSE's Annual Report and Financial Statements 2007

 

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