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The nursing home market - Italy

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1.1 Definition and presentation

In Italy, there are different levels of care and different types of medical and residential facilities for the self-sufficient, non-self-sufficient or partially self-sufficient elderly.

The nursing home, in particular, is a residential health care facility aimed at elderly people who are self-sufficient or partially self-sufficient and suffering from acute or serious illnesses and therefore in need of specialized care. The nursing home houses medical and health care staff, but does not provide 24-hour coverage, as is the case in Italian healthcare residences (residenze sanitarie assistenziali, RSAs). Thus, the nursing home is a middle ground between an RSA used to house non-self-sufficient elderly people and a rest home. The latter residential facility is used to house the self-sufficient elderly.

Most nursing homes are private and for that reason, stay in them is conditional on the payment of a fee by either the guest himself or his family members.

The value of the global market is expected to grow at an annual growth rate of 7.2 percent and reach a value of $592.10 billion by 2030.

The latest analysis by the Ministry of Health shows that the Italian nursing home market consists of about 549 accredited and non-accredited facilities. In addition, the geographical distribution of nursing homes on the Italian territory is not uneven: three regions, namely Lazio, Lombardy, and Campania obtain the absolute primacy by providing almost 50 percent of the total number of accredited nursing homes.

The strong growth of the sector also explains the growing interest of many investors in these facilities as a form of investment.

1.2 A growing global market

In ****, The global skilled nursing facility market, which includes nursing homes, was valued at $***.** billion, instead $***.* billion in ****. Themarket value is projected to reach $***.** billion by ****, with a recorded CAGR of *.*% during the **** - **** forecast period.

Valore Mercato Mondiale delle strutture infermieristiche qualificate Mondo, **** - ****, in miliardi di dollari Fonte: Precedence ...

1.3 An Italian market struggling to meet growing demand

The private nursing home sector in Italy is highly fragmented and includes many small and medium-sized companies, as well as a few large national and international players, shown in section *.* of the segmentation. This means that the returns of individual facilities can vary widely depending on their location, the characteristics of ...

1.4 Consequences of COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine

Assisted living facilities, including nursing homes, have been one of the sectors most affected by the COVID pandemic. The causes can be traced to the presence of the elderly who are considered a highly vulnerable group. A meta-analysis found that the age-specific infection mortality rate is very low for children and ...


2.1 Determinants of demand

The main driver of demand is the growing aging of the Italian population, which has a steady increasing trend in countries of the Western world in recent decades. In ****, Italy was ranked as the oldest country in Europe with:

**.* percent of the total population being ** years of age or older. ...

2.2 Characteristics of growing demand

The demand for nursing homes in Italy is expected to grow in the near future due to increased life expectancy and greater awareness of the importance of health care and treatment.

It is not possible to provide a precise typology of those admitted to nursing homes in Italy and their preferences, ...


3.1 Differentiation of nursing homes

Nursing homes are assisted-living residences that can be operated by private individuals or legal entities, which provide for the hospitalization of Italian or foreign citizens for diagnostic, curative or rehabilitative purposes.

Nursing homes are distinguished into:

General medical and surgical nursing homes, which admit patients with morbid forms pertaining to general ...

3.2 A fragmented market

The assisted living residences market in Italy consists of two main segments: the public sector and the private sector.

The public sector is represented by health and social care facilities managed directly by the National Health Service, which offer health and social care services to citizens based on patients' needs and ...

3.3 Distribution channels

In Italy, nursing homes use different distribution channels to reach their patients and provide their services. Some of the common distribution channels for nursing homes in Italy include:

GP referrals: many nursing homes receive patients through referrals from GPs or other hospitals. Direct between nursing homes and patients: nursing homes may ...


4.1 Analysis of supply struggling to meet demand

the accessibility and quality of services offered can vary considerably. In addition, the public supply of nursing homes is often insufficient in relation to demand, which could lead to the need for more investment and public policies aimed at improving the care offered to people in need of treatment.

The most ...

4.2 The rates of nursing homes

In Italy, they can vary significantly by region, city, facility, type of service required and length of stay. In addition, nursing homes are almost private. Thus, monthly fees vary depending on whether the facilities are accredited or not, that is, whether it has entered into an agreement with the National Health ...


5.1 Technical requirements on private nursing homes

Ministerial Decree No. *** of August *, ****, approved ** articles relating to the determination of technical requirements on nursing homes.

Art. *, Chapter I, refers to the previously given definition of private nursing homes. Private nursing homes are those health establishments operated by private individuals or legal entities, which provide for the hospitalization of Italian ...


6.1 Segmentation

belgium and Spain.

  • Ospedale San Raffaele
  • Humanitas Mirasole S.p.A.
  • Sereni Orizzonti
  • Codess Sociale
  • Universiis

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