Care services in Germany with increasingly important are advances in medicine and increased quality of life indicators for a higher life expectancy. According to the Federal Statistical Office, new fermented girls 81 years and newborn boys will be 76 years old. Overall a positive message, but in Germany entail the other consequences. Because in Germany the next generation is missing. So, the population currently stands at around 82 million and will be reduced to a maximum of 75 million inhabitants by 2050. That means the number of older people in Germany is increasing, where against the young population itself is greatly reduced. This is logical way have influence on the dependent persons in Germany.
In 2007, approximately 2.3 million people were reliant, in the framework of the care insurance law (SGB XI). While the care cases will remain largely constant through disability, accidents or diseases, care cases which may arise from the higher life expectancy and higher age, be strong increase. This means that also the nursing service will win overall importance more and more. There is hardly any difference between the nursing service Berlin, which will give maintenance service Hamburg or Cologne care service, it probably focus all in care for the elderly. Important focus on care for the elderly will be especially at the dementia care, domestic care, monitoring of health status and also the terminal care. Of course, care services have to talk about the task with their patients or simply to encourage them.
In total the outpatient or home nursing also further proportional to the increase in the number of nursing services will continue to, because probably most people prefer to be treated in a domestic environment. However, the health status to the needs. Where this is not the case, these patients are furnished and maintained continue in appropriate facilities, such as a nursing home or a care station. The resulting, on the number of old people’s homes and all other increasing the care-oriented institution and enormous gain in importance in the future. This of course also applies to facilities that take care to less severe ‘ age care case ‘. These include so-called senior residences and senior residences. These are mainly there to take care of, but still the sense of autonomy to preserve their inhabitants to the domestic supply. Of course also the care in the family and the care in the home is becoming increasingly importance. Currently, there are about 12,000 domestic care services in Germany, how many will be there in the future, will show the time alone. As well, only this future will show whether really so or to such an extent going to happen. Finally these are just numbers and statistics. Also even the past has demonstrated often predicted events have occurred only partially or not at all. Finally, we are alone it our, future perfect.