NHS failings mean people with dementia going untreated across Yorkshire

Thousands of people living with the debilitating effects of dementia could be missing out on the support they need because they have not been officially diagnosed with the condition.
NHS figures show that more than 200,000 people aged 65 and over in England have the neurological condition but have not had a diagnosis.
Estimates for the country’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) areas show that on average, some 68.3 per cent of people with dementia have been diagnosed.
But there are wide variations in diagnosis rates, linked to the proportion of elderly people in the population in... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 37
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