In this week's infographics, prepared by strategy consultancy L.E.K. for HBI 2022, we look at the massive growth that will be seen in the number of elderly people with dementia across major European countries by 2030 alongside elderly care capacity in those countries.
French elderly care giant Korian has opened a new senior living complex in partnership with holiday resort provider Club Med. The luxury complex will include a restaurant from Michelin star chef Pierre Gagnaire.
Elections in the Netherlands last year saw Mark Rutte, the Liberal prime minister, return for a fourth term, and belatedly we now have a new cabinet. Could we see a new direction for healthcare following this new mandate?
The UK government will spend £3.6bn on paying 'a fairer cost' for adult social care, in new plans that also set aside £500m on workforce and training, £300m on elderly care housing, and £150m on digitalisation as part of a long-awaited reform. Experts tell HBI that it is 'nowhere near enough'.
"This is the strongest M&A market I can remember," Hedley Goldberg, managing director at Rothschild & Co told hundreds of attendees at HBI 2021 as he talked about the IPO landscape and how post-COVID M&A is shaping up.
Institutional investors are snapping up half of all new assisted living projects as they collectively up their stakes in the sector. An expert panel at HBI 2021 said that they are recognising the market as a long-term and steady investment.
To date, for-profit assisted living providers have focused more or less exclusively on providing luxury retirement villages to relatively wealthy retirees. This is the case across Europe, but is particularly evident in Germany.