Home care in the Czech Republic in 2011

Region: ČR
Year: 2012
Číslo: 58/12

By the end of 2011 home health care in the Czech Republic was provided by 472 facilities with more than 3 thousands health professional workers. Home care services were provided to 147 ths. patients, of whom app. four fifth (79 %) were 65 years and over and two thirds were women. The workers made over 5.9 million home visits, on the average 40 visits per 1 client. In total 11.6 million procedures were performed, of which 94 % were reimbursed by public health insurance.