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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 8730


  • Section: Q - Human health and social work activities
  • Division: 87 - Residential care activities
  • Group: 873 - Residential care activities for the elderly and disabled
  • Class: 8730 - Residential care activities for the elderly and disabled

Explanatory note

This class includes the provision of residential and personal care services for the elderly and disabled who are unable to fully care for themselves and/or who do not desire to live independently. The care typically includes room, board, supervision, and assistance in daily living, such as housekeeping services. In some instances these units provide skilled nursing care for residents in separate on-site facilities.

This class includes:
- activities of:
· assisted-living facilities
· continuing care retirement communities
· homes for the elderly with minimal nursing care
· rest homes without nursing care

This class excludes:
- activities of homes for the elderly with nursing care, see 8710
- social work activities with accommodation where medical treatment or accommodation are not important elements, see 8790

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