Dementia Assessment and Referral

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.


CQUIN Guidance 2013-14 (PDF, 598KB)
CQUIN Guidance 2014-15 (PDF, 751KB)
CQUIN Guidance 2015-16 (PDF, 641KB)

Guidance on the data revisions policy can be found in the Statistics Code of Practice compliance section:
UNIFY Revisions Policy – October 2014

Data Publications for 2014-15

Data Publications for 2013-14


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You can obtain further details about the statistics published in this section or comment on the section by emailing the team at the address below.