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Health and social care professionals welcome findings from Northern Ireland Audit of Dementia Care in Acute Hospitals

Creator:

Public Health Agency

Type: News
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Description:

The Health Minister, Simon Hamilton, today welcomed the findings of an audit report which examines the quality of dementia care in hospitals from the patientÂ's admission to discharge.  Minister Hamilton said: Â"Dementia has a huge impact on families and on society as a whole and there are currently 20,000 people living with dementia in Northern Ireland.  The recommendations from this audit highlight the importance of understanding the care needs of patients with dementia when they are admitted to an acute hospital ward.

Date:

25/06/2015

DOI:

10.14655/11971-933945

Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

Public Health Agency. (2015) Health and social care professionals welcome findings from Northern Ireland Audit of Dementia Care in Acute Hospitals [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/933945 [Accessed: 18th July 2019].

  

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