Definition: Accommodation (Old Age Function)

Category: ESSPROS Manual

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 2008"Eurostat, "ESSPROS Manual 1996"
Eurostat, "ESSPROS Manual - The European System of integrated Social Protection Statistics", 2011 Edition, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2011