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Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies Market By Product (Mobility Assistance, Assistive Furniture, Bathroom Safety and Assistive Products, Communication Aids, Incontinence and Ostomy Products, Activity Monitors, Location Monitors), End User (Hospitals and Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Home Care) - Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2016 - 2022

Individuals with disability include those who have mental, physical or sensory impairments, which may disrupt full and effective participation in everyday activities. Some disabilities or physical shortcomings are unique to senior citizens and catering to such requirements and related assistance provision is termed as elderly-care or eldercare. This broad spectrum of both eldercare and disabled assistance comprises a blend of assistive devices and services. This study exclusively analyzes the key devices employed for deploying elderly and disabled care and rehabilitation. Disabled individuals including the elderly are at a higher risk in emergency and disaster conditions.

This report studies the global disabled and elderly technologies market in terms of products, end-users and geography. Based on product types, this market is studied for:

1.   Mobility Assistance

a.    Wheelchairs

b.    Scooters

c.    Crutches and Canes

d.   Transfer Lifts and Elevators

e.    Walkers and Rollators

f.     Slings

2.   Assistive Furniture

a.    Beds 

b.    Riser Reclining Chairs

c.    Railings and Bar

d.   Door Openers

3.   Bathroom Safety and Assistive Products

a.    Commodes

b.    Shower Chairs

c.    Others

4.   Communication Aids

a.    Speech & Writing Therapy

b.    Hearing Aids

c.    Vision & Reading Aids

5.   Incontinence and Ostomy Products

6.   Activity Monitors

7.   Location Monitors

Hospitals and nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home care are the end-users of disabled and elderly assistive technologies studied in this report. Market size and forecast for each mentioned segment for the period 2014-2022 along with respective CAGRs for the forecast period 2016-2022 are presented in this study.

Geographically, the disabled and elderly assistive technologies market is studied for the following regional markets:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Latin America

The market size and forecast for the period 2014-2022 along with the CAGRs for the period 2016-2022 are also provided in this report.

Qualitative information such as drivers, challenges and future prospects, and market inclination insights for the global disabled and elderly assistive technologies are provided in this study. Tools such as fractal map analysis, Porter’s five forces model and attractive investment proposition are presented in this report for scrutinizing competition in the global disabled and elderly assistive technologies market. This study concludes with company profiles section that highlights information about the key companies engaged in development, manufacture and provision of disabled and elderly assistive technologies.

Based on type of end-users, global disabled and elderly assistive technologies market is classified as:

1.   Hospitals and nursing homes

2.   Assisted living facilities

3.   Home care

Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies Market

Among these segments, hospitals and nursing homes dominate the market in terms of both unit volume and market revenue. Large number of hospital and nursing home establishments also allow for the dominance of this segment in terms of product demand. Products such as mobility assistance devices, assistive furniture, bathroom and safety products are in high demand in hospitals and nursing homes throughout developed and developing markets. On the other hand, the home care and assisted living facilities are on a gradual growth due to factors such as increasing healthcare expenditure and realized advantage based on cost benefit in the long run.

Based on geographical segmentation, the global disabled and elderly assistive technologies market is studied for:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa

Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies Market

North America is the largest market for disabled & elderly assistive technologies since most of the major manufacturers of these technologies are based in the U.S. On the other hand, Europe is the expected to be the second largest regional market for disabled & elderly assistive technologies. Asia-Pacific and Latin America is expected to project highest growth throughout the forecast period owing to the increasing government support and significant rise in geriatric population. However, in the near future countries such as Japan, China, Brazil, Australia and South Korea are observed to be the greatest trendsetters in these regions.

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Published Date:  Jun 2016
Category:  Medical Devices
Report ID:   57918
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   120
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