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|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Newspaper/Magazine Articles|
|Title:||Why hospitals are dangerous for people with dementia – and why it’s up to families to help|
|Publisher:||The Conversation Trust|
|Citation:||Andrews J (2015) Why hospitals are dangerous for people with dementia – and why it’s up to families to help. The Conversation. 16.03.2015. https://theconversation.com/why-hospitals-are-dangerous-for-people-with-dementia-and-why-its-up-to-families-to-help-38738|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: People with dementia go into emergency hospitals more often than the rest of the population even though these hospitals are run as if every patient has perfect intellectual function. An acute hospital is like a meat grinder for people with dementia – it chews them up and spits them out – so it is worth both avoiding admission in the first place, and learning how to support someone if admission is really necessary. Access the Conversation article at https://theconversation.com/why-hospitals-are-dangerous-for-people-with-dementia-and-why-its-up-to-families-to-help-38738|
|Rights:||The Conversation uses a Creative Commons Attribution NoDerivatives licence. You can republish their articles for free, online or in print. Licence information is available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/|
|Affiliation:||Dementia and Ageing|
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