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Socio‐economic predictors of time to care home admission in people living with dementia in Wales: A routine data linkage study

Clarissa Giebel, Joe Hollinghurst, Ashley Akbari Orcid Logo, Christian Schnier, Tim Wilkinson, Laura North, Mark Gabbay, Sarah Rodgers

International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Volume: 36, Issue: 4, Pages: 511 - 520

Swansea University Authors: Joe Hollinghurst, Ashley Akbari Orcid Logo, Laura North

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DOI (Published version): 10.1002/gps.5446

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ObjectivesLimited research has shown that people with dementia (PwD) from lower socio-economic backgrounds can face difficulties in accessing the right care at the right time. This study examined whether socio-economic status (SES) and rural versus urban living location are associated with the time...

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Published in: International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
ISSN: 0885-6230 1099-1166
Published: Wiley 2021
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa55500
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Abstract: ObjectivesLimited research has shown that people with dementia (PwD) from lower socio-economic backgrounds can face difficulties in accessing the right care at the right time. This study examined whether socio-economic status (SES) and rural versus urban living location are associated with the time between diagnosis and care home admission in PwD living in Wales, UK.
Keywords: care homes; dementia; health inequalities; routine data; socio‐economic status
College: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
Funders: National Institute for Health Research Health and Care research Wales. Grant Number: HRG-16-1325 Health Data Research UK
Issue: 4
Start Page: 511
End Page: 520