Predictors of nursing-home entry for elders in Belgium

Last updated on 22-12-2020 by Finaba Berete

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Background: Due to the aging of the population the demand for long-term care services is expected to rise during the coming years. For a better planning of health care resources policy makers have to be aware of risk factors associated to nursing home entry (NHE). The present study aims to identify predictors of NHE in a representative sample of Belgian community dwelling older residents. Methods: Date from the participants of the Belgian health interview survey (BHIS) 2013 aged 65 years and over were individually linked with longitudinal data from the Belgian compulsory health insurance da…

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