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Care services2018



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Nursing and care services
Percentage changePercentage change
20182017 - 20182015 - 2018
1Home-based services: Home-nursing and home-help. Activity and facility services not included
2Includes nursing homes, retirement homes, relief institutions and dwellings for children. Dwellings for the elderly not included.
3Statistics Norway has adopted a new method that provides better information on settled percentage of full-time equivalent (FTE) in 2018. The new method affects the calculation of man-years, and changes in the number of man-years, for example from 2017 to 2018 is thus not real. The new method is under development. Statistics Norway intends to publish final figures for man-years for the years 2015-2019 by new method through KOSTRA in March 2020. Read more about the new method here: https://www.ssb.no/arbeid-og-lonn/artikler-og-publikasjoner/ny-metode-gir-bedre-informasjon-om-arbeidstid
4KOSTRA functions included: 234 Activity programmes, 253 Health and care institutions, 254 Home-based services, 256 Acute help, 261 Institutions buildings. Government grants for municipal co-financing of general hospitals function 255 is included until 2015.
Home-based services (selected services)Users 12.31.
Assistance in daily living79 164-2.6-5.8
Home health services, includes both somatic and psychiatric care.157 5932.38.8
User-controlled personal assistance3 462-1.310.0
Care benefits (benefits to individuals whom provides care on a voluntary basis to parents, spouses or others)10 1510.54.4
Percentage of inhabitants age 80 years and over that are home service users131.2-2.5-5.5
Nursing homesBeds 12.31.
Beds in total39 572-0.3-0.3
Percentage of private beds9.8-5.1-11.5
Institution services2Residents 12.31.
Long-term stay32 234-1.5-3.9
Short-term stay9 056-3.2-2.7
Care and nursing services staff3Man-years
Man-years - total142 754....
of these...
Man-years in user directed services with health education103 338....
Percentage in user directed services with health education74.5....
Nursing and care expenditure4NOK billions
Nursing and care expenditure, total122.07.519.2