Dementia Assessment and Referral Statistics (NHS England)

Summary

Dementia Assessment and Referral data collection has been mandatory since April 2013 for all NHS funded trusts providing acute services.

This data indicates the number and proportion of patients aged 75 and older, admitted as an emergency for more than 72 hours and identified as having dementia potentially. The people counted have been assessed appropriately and (if appropriate) referred on to specialist services in England.

Read more: Statistics: Dementia Assessment and Referral.

Reference

Dementia Assessment and Referral. London [Online]: NHS England, November 2013.

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

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