Emergency hospital admissions for people with dementia up 35%

Jeremy Hughes, CEO of Alzheimer’s Society

Emergency hospital admissions for people with dementia has increased by more than a third in five years, research has found, with a lack of care home places partly to blame. Data published by Alzheimer’s Society revealed there were more than 379,000 emergency admissions in England for people with dementia in 2017/18. The number who end…

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