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Long-Stay Activity Statistics 2008


Prepared by the Information Unit, Department of Health and Children

Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland

This report presents data collected through a survey of long-stay units in 2008. The aim of the surveyis to provide statistics on the number of beds available for long-term care, how the beds are used andthe types of patients who occupy these beds.In order to present the data this report has been divided into a number of sections. This introductorysection examines how data was collected and analysed and gives a summary of the results.Section A presents details of older persons within the Irish population through an analysis of the 2006Census of Population. It also presents data from Eurostat (the statistical office of the European Union)and the World Health Organisation (WHO) European Health For All database in order to compare theIrish older population with older populations in Europe. This section provides a context within which toexamine the data collected from long-stay units.



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Prepared by the Information Unit, Department of Health and Children. (2010) Long-Stay Activity Statistics 2008 [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 17th June 2019].


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