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Residential Nursing Care in the UK: Market Research Report

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Residential Nursing Care Market Research Report | SIC Q87.100 | Mar 2017

Careful growth: The industry is expected to record modest expansion as demand grows

The Residential Nursing Care market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Barchester Healthcare Ltd Barchester Healthcare Ltd market share
Bupa plc Bupa plc market share
Four Seasons Health Care Ltd Four Seasons Health Care Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Operators’ margins have been squeezed by constrained prices and rising demand
  • Staff shortages mean that operators are increasingly turning to expensive agency staff
  • The effects of the EU referendum could place additional pressure onself-funding patients
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Residential Nursing Care industry provides accommodation and intensive nursing care. People aged 65 and over constitute the largest market for these services, because residential nursing care becomes increasingly necessary as old age takes its toll. Demand has grown over the past five years as a consequence of Britain's ageing population, as evidenced by the growth in establishment numbers. Demand is anticipated to continue to expand over the next five years, while competition is expected to increase.

Despite strong demand, industry revenue is expected to have risen by only 0.3% over the five years through 2016-17. Industry revenue is expected to expand by 1% in the current year to reach £6.1 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Residential Nursing Care industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration and is highly fragmented. The top four players in the industry are expected to account for a modest 27.3% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Market leader Four Seasons Health Care Ltd is estimated to account for 9.4% of revenue in the current year. The industry has consolidated slightly over recent years as the number of establishments has grown at a greater pace than enterprises.

The number of enterprises is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.5% over the five years through 2016-17, whereas the number of establishments is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.2% over the same period. A n.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Residential Nursing Care Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Residential Nursing Care Industry are

  • Provision of appropriate facilities
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Optimum capacity utilisation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Population aged 65 years and over and Real government consumption expenditure in the Residential Nursing Care industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


    Industry ProductsRelated Reports

    What is the Residential Nursing Care Industry?

    Operators in this industry provide combined residential and intensive nursing care. This combination is what differentiates the industry from other care home operations.

    Industry Products
    Private-sector carePublic-sector careVoluntary (third-sector) care
    Industry Activities
    Operating homes for the elderly with nursing careOperating convalescent homesOperating nursing care facilities

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Population aged 65 years and over
  • Real government consumption expenditure
  • Real household disposable income
  • Average weekly hours of work
  • Current Performance
  • Healthy demand
  • Fee shortfall
  • Funding pressure
  • Agency fees
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Frail growth
  • Government involvement
  • Table: Residential Nursing Care Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Residential Nursing Care Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • General Medical Practices
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Pharmaceutical Wholesaling
  • Public Relations & Communication Activities
  • Temporary-Employment Placement Agencies
  • Products & Services
  • Private-sector care
  • Public-sector care
  • Voluntary (third-sector) care
  • Chart: Residential Nursing Care Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged 85 and over
  • People aged between 75 and 84
  • People aged between 65 and 74
  • People aged 64 or under
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Residential Nursing Care Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Rent
  • Utilities and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Residential Nursing Care
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Residential Nursing Care Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Four Seasons Health Care Ltd
    The British United Provident Association Ltd
    Barchester Healthcare Homes Limited
  • Table: Four Seasons Health Care Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: The British United Provident Association Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Barchester Healthcare Homes Limited - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Residential Nursing Care Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Residential Nursing Care Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Care Home
  • A residential setting where older people live, usually in single rooms, and have access to on-site care services. Care homes are registered to provide different levels of care.
  • Care Quality Commission
  • The regulatory body for care homes, home care agencies, nursing agencies and shared living schemes.
  • Respite Care
  • Temporary care given to a person who is elderly, ill or disabled. It is sometimes referred to as short-break care.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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