Portugal meets all of ORPEA’s selection criteria:
– the number of over-80s will more than double by 2050, rising from 630,000 at present to over 1.3 million
– regulations creating a barrier to entry with a licensing system
– limited supply in the sector of long-term care: small operators and very few private rooms
– a fragmented private sector accounting for merely 20% of the offer
To date, approximately 10 facilities accounting for 1,000 beds, are currently under construction in strategic locations such as Lisbon, Cascais and Porto.