Official Statistics

Dementia assessment and referral return for March 2016

Information on dementia assessment and referral data collection has been made mandatory since April 2013.



This section of the website provides information on Dementia Assessment and Referral data collection which has been made mandatory since April 2013 for all NHS funded trusts providing acute services.

This data collection reports on the number and proportion of patients aged 75 and over admitted as an emergency for more than 72 hours who have been identified as potentially having dementia, who are appropriately assessed and, where appropriate, referred on to specialist services in England.

Official statistics are produced impartially and free from political influence.