This Public Health England (PHE) document summarises national data about why people with dementia made use of inpatient general hospital services during the financial year 2012/13. It includes data on short stay emergency admissions, increases in hospital admissions and preventable emergency hospital admissions.
Reasons why people with dementia are admitted to a general hospital in an emergency: National Dementia Intelligence Network briefing. London: Public Health England (PHE) [and] National Dementia Intelligence Network, [March 2015] July 14th 2015. PHE Publications Gateway No. 2014780.
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