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Table 4 Annual costs of the integrated care system for young people with ID

From: Family Group Conferences within the integrated care system for young people with ID: a controlled study of effects and costs

Care or service type Family Group Conference group Control group
Services Local disability support centres € 811 (1,572) € 469 (1,340)
Diagnostics and treatment € 566 (2,412) € 338 (957)
Family support services € 4,005 (4,908) € 1,404 (3,376)
Day care and short-term residential care € 1,632 (6,537) € 4,606 (13,167)
Long-term residential care € 18,655 (29,094) € 13,457 (28,363)
Foster care € 1,718 (3,364) € 5,052 (5,489)
Child protection € 6,291 (2,858) € 5,782 (3,062)
Total costs formal care € 33,680 (27,313) € 31,107 (31,106)
Family Group Conference € 4,000 (0) -
Total costs € 37,680 (27,313) € 31,107 (31,106)