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Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Market Research Report | SIC Q88.100 | Oct 2016

Bedridden: Industry growth has been held back by limited public funding and labour shortages

IBISWorld’s Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Providers of social services to the elderly and people with disabilities help those who live at home to stay there rather than entering residential care. The two expanding major markets for the industry, those aged 65 years and over and those with a permanent disability, are expected to support revenue growth. The UK population has been ageing over the past few decades and the proportion of people aged 65 years and over has been steadily increasing. The number of people living with a disability has also risen slowly in the past five years, lifting both demand and, by extension, industry revenue.

However, recent reductions in local authority budgets as a result of central government spending constraints have limited the extent of revenue growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Social Services for the Elderly and People with Disabilities industry provides care and support activities to two clearly defined and segmented groups of people. This includes older people who are not able live with complete independence and people with disabilities who are not able to live without some form of assistance. The proportion of older people has been growing steadily over the years and is expected to continue its upward trend, inflating demand for care and support services. However, UK-wide economic growth is anticipated to be greater than industry expansion. Industry value-added, measuring the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is anticipated to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.8% d.. purchase to read more


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What is the Social Services for the Elderly & People with Disabilities Industry?

Operators in this industry offer counselling, referrals, day care, vocational rehabilitation and habilitation services to the elderly and those with disabilities. The industry does not cover accommodation or day care for disabled children.

Industry Products
Home careDay careEquipment and adaptationsMealsDementia care
Industry Activities
Providing welfare servicesOffering counsellingProviding day careProviding vocational rehabilitation and habilitation servicesOffering referrals

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