Der demografische Wandel erhöht den Bedarf an Pflegedienstleistungen. Weniger Kinder und ein längeres Leben führen dazu, dass mehr Pflegekräfte benötigt werden.
German society is ageing and the need for nursing care is increasing. In 2017, just under 5 million people claimed to be providing nursing care in a private setting. An analysis of the data from the Socio-Economic Panel provides a heterogeneous picture of how the home care burden is shared.
How have the price components in nursing homes - care rates, remuneration for accommodation and meals and investment costs – developed in recent years?
In this analysis, 2012 SOEP data was used to examine how many people in Germany have cared for their relatives and to what extent, and how this group can be described according to selected socio-economic characteristics such as age, gender, income, and assets.
In an ageing population the number of those in need of long-term care increases. Fulfilling this need is not only a matter of providing additional nursing staff. It is equally important to...