Definition: Accommodation (Old Age Function)
Provision of lodging and sometimes board to retired people either in specialised institutions (old people's homes, nursing homes) or staying with families. The provision can be of temporary or indefinite duration.
This definition is identical in versions 1996, 2008 and 2011 of the Manual.
Eurostat, "ESSPROS Manual - The European System of integrated Social Protection Statistics", 2011 Edition, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2011