Retirement Community Fact Pack
A summary of key facts and statistics about the sector
Physical health increases, with owners and residents experiencing a 75% increase in the amount of exercise done, and a reduction in falls within two years.
Mental health and wellbeing improve, with a 24% decrease in anxiety symptoms among owners and residents, and only 1% saying they often feel isolated.
Costs relating to GP, nurse, and hospital visits reduce by 38%, and for owners and residents who are frailer by 51.5% within 12 months.
Average unplanned hospital stays go down from 8-14 days to 1-2 days. A total of £5.6bn in cost savings will be made for health and social care if 250,000 over-65s live in housing with care by 2030.