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Equipment for the Disabled Market Update 2014 Product Image

Equipment for the Disabled Market Update 2014

  • ID: 2738918
  • January 2014
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 72 Pages
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Amplifon Ltd
  • Biomet UK Ltd
  • Corin Group PLC
  • Invacare Ltd
  • OttoBock Healthcare PLC
  • Smith and Nephew PLC
  • MORE

This Market Update analyses the market for equipment for people with a disability in the UK. It covers mobility products and daily living aids, as well as orthotic and prosthetic devices.

The demand for equipment for people with a disability has been growing over the past few decades as the country's population ages. Disability in old age is common and older people are more likely to rely on disability equipment, such as scooters, walking frames and hearing aids. Advancements in technology in recent years have led to the emergence of more sufficient and sophisticated equipment, which is often more costly. This is another factor contributing to the increase in market value seen across the review period. The market for equipment for people with a disability in the UK is estimated to have increased by 12.4% between 2009 and 2013.

The mobility equipment sector, including daily living aids, wheelchairs and scooters, is the largest sector in the market for equipment for people with a disability, accounting for 31.3% of the market total by value in 2013. The daily living aids category is the second largest sector within mobility equipment market, and comprises hearing and speech READ MORE >

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Amplifon Ltd
  • Biomet UK Ltd
  • Corin Group PLC
  • Invacare Ltd
  • OttoBock Healthcare PLC
  • Smith and Nephew PLC
  • MORE

Foreword

Executive Summary

Market Definition

REPORT COVERAGE

MARKET SECTORS

Mobility Equipment

Hearing and Speech Aids

Artificial Joints, Limbs, Eyes and Other Parts of the Body

Orthopaedic Appliances, Splints and Other Fracture Appliances

Miscellaneous Equipment

MARKET TRENDS

The Ageing Population

Public Sector Spending Cuts and NHS Restructuring

Welfare Reform Act

Government's Promotion of Independent Living

ECONOMIC TRENDS

MARKET POSITION

The UK

Overseas

Market Size

THE TOTAL MARKET

BY MARKET SECTOR

Mobility Equipment

Hearing and Speech Aids

Artificial Joints, Limbs, Eyes and Other Parts of the Body

Orthopaedic Appliances, Splints and Other Fracture Appliances

Miscellaneous Equipment

OVERSEAS TRADE

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

STRENGTHS

WEAKNESSES

OPPORTUNITIES

THREATS

Current Issues

PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENT

GOVERNMENT LAUNCH DISABILITY CONFIDENT CAMPAIGN

DFG RECEIVES EXTRA FUNDING

CORPORATE ACTIVITY

Amplifon Ltd

Biomet UK Ltd

Corin Group PLC

Invacare Ltd

OttoBock Healthcare PLC

Pride Mobility Products Ltd

Smith and Nephew PLC

Sunrise Medical Ltd

Forecasts

INTRODUCTION

General Economic Forecasts

FORECASTS TO

MARKET GROWTH

FUTURE TRENDS

Demographic Trends

Impact of the Welfare Reform Act

Company Profiles

INTRODUCTION

DEFINITIONS

Turnover (Sales)

Pre-Tax Profit

Profit Margin

Average Remuneration

Sales per Employee

FURTHER INFORMATION

AMPLIFON LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

BIOMET UK LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

CORIN GROUP PLC

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

DEPUY INTERNATIONAL LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

INVACARE LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

OTTO BOCK HEALTHCARE PLC

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

PRIDE MOBILITY PRODUCTS LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

SMITH and NEPHEW PLC

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

STANNAH LIFTS LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

STRYKER UK LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

SUNRISE MEDICAL LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

ZIMMER LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

Further Sources

Government Publications

Other Sources

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

- Amplifon Ltd
- Biomet UK Ltd
- Corin Group PLC
- Invacare Ltd
- OttoBock Healthcare PLC
- Pride Mobility Products Ltd
- Smith and Nephew PLC
- Sunrise Medical Ltd

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

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