Patients with dementia in acute hospitals experience poorer outcomes for all types of admission, stay longer in hospital, and are more likely to be discharged to a care home rather than to their own home.

This case study from The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust outlines how the Dementia Care Bundle (DCB) was implemented and how it has improved patient safety. It provides useful experential advice for clinicians embarking on implementing similar bundles in an acute care setting.

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