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Would you want your mother/father treated like this?
Too many people with dementia are falling while in hospital, being discharged at night or being marooned in hospital despite their medical treatment having finished, finds an Alzheimer’s Society (AS) investigation.  92% of people affected by dementia found hospital environments frightening.  FOI requests have uncovered unacceptable national variation in the quality of hospital care across England.  In response, AS are launching a new campaign, Fix Dementia Care.
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AS: Shocking variation of hospital care for people with dementia exposed

Fix Dementia Care

‘Frailty’ may be inevitable with age, but its ‘management’ can still allow an ‘active’ lifestyle

‘Reassurance’ is essential part of support

‘Reassurance’ is key to their state of mind

Hospitals must understand that they have a duty of care for Body AND Mind

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