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Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Market Research Report | SIC Q87.200 | Feb 2017

Questionable health: Revenue has fallen, despite high demand from an ageing population

IBISWorld’s Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Cygnet Health Care Ltd Cygnet Health Care Ltd market share
Lifeways Community Care Ltd Lifeways Community Care Ltd market share
The Huntercombe Group Ltd The Huntercombe Group Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry’s main function is to provide intensive care for people with mental illnesses, learning disabilities or substance abuse problems. Treating these conditions requires specialised staff that are scrutinised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the industry watchdog. Strict standards must be maintained in all aspects of service and facility offerings.

Current trends are driving unprecedented demand for the industry’s services. Degenerative mental health conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are becoming more prevalent, in line with the ageing of the population, while financial difficulties resulting from the economic downturn have also had a slight negative effect on the collective mental health of the nation over the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Learning Disability, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities industry offers care and treatment services through special care centres to clearly segmented groups of people. Continuous demand for care and supportive services results in constant demand for industry services and allows for the industry to be classified in the mature stage of the life cycle. Industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is anticipated to grow at a compound annual rate of 0.5% during the 10 years through 2021-22, while the UK economy is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period.

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What is the Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry?

Operators in this industry provide residential care for people with learning disabilities, mental illness or substance abuse problems. They provide room, board, protective supervision and counselling with some health care. The industry excludes psychiatric hospitals and social work activities like homeless shelters. It also does not include licensed hospital care.

Industry Products
CounsellingPsychotherapyDetox and rehabilitation programmesProfessional medical remediationPlanning and support servicesPhysiotherapy
Industry Activities
Providing residential care for people with substance abuse problems (drugs and alcohol)Providing residential care for the emotionally disturbedProviding psychiatric careOperating mental health halfway housesOperating learning disability facilitiesProviding counselling servicesProviding health care

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