Lourdes Segade Botelle

Keeping the promise

In 2008, profitability for nursing homes, residential care homes and home care institutions in the Netherlands improved compared to 2007. Institutions that focused only on elder care performed noticeably better than those with a broader focus.

There were large differences in efficiency between institutions. To keep elder care affordable in the future, it is necessary to work more efficiently. This study uses a benchmark to show that efficiency gains of between 1 and 2.8 billion euros are feasible.

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