In poor health: Constrained government spending has caused revenue to fall recently

The industry's main function is to provide intensive care for people with mental illnesses, learning disabilities or substance abuse problems. Treating these conditions requires specialised staff that are scrutinised by the Care Quality Commission, the industry watchdog. Strict standards must be maintained in all aspects of service and facility offerings.Current trends are driving unprecedented demand for the industry's services. Degenerative mental health conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease are becoming more prevalent, in line with the ageing of the population. Rising incomes for much of the past five-year period, as well as greater awareness of mental health issues, has also meant that consumers are more willing to pay for services...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£955.2m
Annual Growth 14-19
-1.3%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
29,627
Businesses
901

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Greater awareness of mental health has encouraged people to pay for private services
  • Economic growth over the past five-year period has boosted demand for private care
  • The government will likely have to allow higher price increases to keep some firms in operation
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Market share concentration in the Learning Disability, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities industry is at a low level. The largest four companies are estimated to account for 34.7% of industry revenue. Concentration has increased over the past five years due to stronger acquisition activity. Greater scale boosts efficiency because fixed costs can be spread over more facilities. Detoxification programmes, mental health training concepts and support for people facing learning difficulties becomes more effective when they are applied across several care centres. This is because such scale helps to build expertise, and also facilitates the development of new treatments...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry are

  • Provision of appropriate facilities
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Optimum capacity utilisation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real government consumption expenditure and Total health expenditure in the Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry?

    Operators in this industry provide residential care for people with learning disabilities, mental illness or substance abuse problems. They provide room, board, protective supervision and counselling with some health care. The industry excludes psychiatric hospitals and social work activities like homeless shelters. It also does not include licensed hospital care.

    Industry Products
  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Detox and rehabilitation programmes
  • Professional medical remediation
  • Planning and support services
  • Physiotherapy
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing residential care for people with substance abuse problems (drugs and alcohol)
  • Providing residential care for the emotionally disturbed
  • Providing psychiatric care
  • Operating mental health halfway houses
  • Operating learning disability facilities
  • Providing counselling services
  • Providing health care
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real government consumption expenditure
  • Total health expenditure
  • Population aged 65 years and over
  • Real household disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Domiciliary care
  • Private practice
  • Political direction
  • Stringent regulations
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Pricing pressure
  • Entrants and incumbents
  • Harmful underfunding
  • Table: Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Hospitals
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Diagnostic & Ambulance Services
  • General Medical Practices
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Pharmaceutical Wholesaling
  • Sports Facilities

  • Products & Services
  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Detox and rehabilitation programmes
  • Professional medical remediation
  • Planning and support services
  • Physiotherapy
  • Chart: Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People with mental health problems
  • People with learning disabilities
  • People with substance abuse problems
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRentOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    The Huntercombe Group Ltd, Lifeways Community Care Ltd, Cygnet Health Care Ltd,
  • Table: The Huntercombe Group Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Lifeways Community Care Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Cygnet Health Care Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Learning Disability, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facilities Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Learning Disability
  • A neurological disorder that results in a person having difficulties learning new things in any area of life.
  • Mental Health Problems
  • Any problems that are associated with mental health, such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia. These illnesses may also exhibit physical symptoms, like eating disorders.
  • Substance Abuse
  • The overuse or misuse of alcohol or drugs, whether prescription medications or illegal substances.
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