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The National Audit of Dementia is working with hospitals
providing general acute inpatient services to measure criteria
relating to care delivery which are known to impact on people with
dementia admitted to hospital.
Criteria include policies and governance in
the hospital that recognise and support the needs of people with
dementia, elements of comprehensive assessment, involvement of
carers, discharge planning, and identified changes to support needs
The first round of audit took place in
2010. 99% of acute Trusts/Health Boards in England and
Wales registered one or more sites to participate.
The second round of audit took place in 2012.
All acute Trusts/Health Boards in England and Wales registered
one or more sites to participate.
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part in the core and enhanced audit
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report for the second round of audit has now been
published. It presents progress made since the first round of
audit and recommendations made to improve the care provided to
people with dementia in general hospitals.
The first national event for England and Wales took
place on the 12 and 18 July. Information about the events,
including slides from speakers, can now be accessed here.
HQIP are considering specifications for future
rounds of audit, and the audit will go out to tender.
As soon as we know more about this process we will update this