National Register of Care and Social Services for the Elderly and Persons with Impairments
Purpose of the Register
The purpose of the Register is to describe the extent of Care and Social services for Elderly and Persons with Impairments.
Contents of the Register
The Register covers the elderly and persons with physical, mental or intellectual impairments who receive municipal care under the Social Services Act. The Register contains data on about 400,000 people per data collection. It only concerns decisions that have been implemented (previously, all decisions made were included, but this was changed in 2012). The Register does not contain information on the number of registered places in nursing homes.
For the full list of all variables, see the list of variables (in Swedish).
For information about the quality of the Register, such as missing data, variable content and history, see Production and quality of the Register of Care and Social Services for the Elderly and Persons with Impairments (in Swedish).
Legal regulation of the Register
The Register is regulated by The Ordinance (1981:1370) regarding the obligation of social welfare committees to provide statistical information. The National Board of Health and Welfare's regulation (HSLF-FS 2016:86), shows in more detail how the municipalities obligation to provide statistical information concerning care and social services for the elderly and persons with impairments must be fulfilled.
Statistics based on the Register
Extract statistics from the database (only available in Swedish).
For ordering statistics from the Register of Social Assistance, see Ordering data and statistics (only available in Swedish).