Research and analysis

Dementia: improving diagnosis rates in the North East

Provides insight into issues affecting people with dementia living in the 12 local authorities in the North East of England.

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Improving the dementia diagnosis rate in North East England: 2013

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This report:

  • investigates the progress being made with objective 2 of the national strategy, in improving the rates of diagnosis for people with dementia
  • quantifies the changes in the rate of detection and diagnosis of people with dementia over a recent 6-year period
  • investigates the recent trends in the number of people being admitted to inpatient hospital facilities in an emergency situation where the primary diagnosis for the admission was recorded as dementia
Published 3 December 2013