Tue, 07 Feb 2023

The Department of Health has today published "Domiciliary Care Services for Adults in Northern Ireland (2022)".

The bulletin presents information on the numbers of clients receiving domiciliary care, contact hours, domiciliary care visits and intensive domiciliary care provision.

The publication of the "Domiciliary Care Services for Adults in Northern Ireland (2022)" is based on the domiciliary care survey week 4th to 10th September 2022.

Key Facts and Figures:

During the survey week in September 2022:

Contact Hours

Clients Receiving Domiciliary Care

Domiciliary Care Visits

Clients Receiving Intensive Domiciliary Care

  • 9,453 clients received intensive domiciliary care services, which is defined as 6 or more visits and more than 10 contact hours during the survey week; a decrease of -4% compared to the survey week in 2021 (9,843).

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