Reference 2019-614

REF:            2019-614

Subject:        Wards providing elderlygeriatric care

 

Request:  

My questions relates to elderly care:

  • Across the trust, please specify the number of wards, providing elderly/geriatric care, general old age medicine or any such equivalent, accommodating 20 beds or more.
  • For such wards, where admissions rates, over the period April 2017 – March 2018, inclusive, had not, or had only, by common sense standards, slightly decreased, by comparison with the period April 2016 – March 2017, inclusive; please specify how many returned fewer numbers of deaths between April 2017 – March 2018, inclusive, than between April 2016 – March 17, inclusive.
  • For such wards, where admissions rates, over the period April 2017 – March 2018, inclusive, had not, or had only, by common sense standards, slightly decreased, by comparison with the period April 2016 – March 2017, inclusive; please specify on how many, between April 2017 – March 2018, inclusive, fewer patients were given a palliative care referral than between April 2016 – March 2017, inclusive. To clarify, this would exclude patients arriving with existing referrals.

 

Response:

We asked for clarification and never received a reply therefore this FOI request has now been closed.