Care in General Hospitals (National Audit of Dementia)


The National Audit of Dementia works with hospitals providing general acute inpatient services to measure the criteria relating to care delivery which are known to impact on people with dementia admitted to hospital.

Criteria include:

  1. Policies and governance in the hospital that recognise and support the needs of people with dementia.
  2. Elements of comprehensive assessment.
  3. The involvement of carers.
  4. Discharge planning.
  5. Specified changes to support needs during admission.

99% of acute trusts in England and Wales have one or more sites registered for the audit.

Key information given via this web page includes:

Read more: National Audit of Dementia (Care in General Hospitals).

Related links for the interim RCP report:

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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