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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COFOG code 07.3.4

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 07 - Health
  • Group: 07.3 - Hospital services
  • Class: 07.3.4 - Nursing and convalescent home services (IS)

Explanatory note

Nursing and convalescent homes provide in-patient services to persons recovering from surgery or a debilitating disease or condition that requires chiefly monitoring and administering of medicaments, physiotherapy and training to compensate for loss of function or rest.
- Provision of nursing and convalescent home services;
- administration, inspection, operation or support of nursing and convalescent home services.
Includes: institutions serving old people in which medical monitoring is an essential component; rehabilitation centres providing in-patient health care and rehabilitative therapy where the objective is to treat the patient rather than to provide long-term support.

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