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Table 3 Provision and specialisation of nursing home services, n (%)

From: Towards specialised and differentiated long-term care services: a cross-sectional study

Specialised services for Long-term
273 (98)
Short-term
272 (98)
Rehabilitation N/A 224 (81)
Palliative care N/A 194 (70)
Medical intermediate care a N/A 139 (50)
Dementia care 247 (89) 97 (35)
Reinforced dementia care b 91 (33) N/A
Psychiatric disorders 35 (13) 51 (18)
Neurological disorders 8 (3) 31 (11)
Substance abuse 15 (5) 29 (10)
  1. N/A (not applicable) means that the specialised service was not one of the multiple-choice options in the survey (e.g. we did not ask about ‘rehabilitation’ for long-term care stays).
  2. a Medical intermediate care is a nursing home unit for people in need of medical care or follow-up after discharge from hospital
  3. b Reinforced dementia care is a nursing home unit for residents with dementia and additional behavioural and psychological symptoms