August 16, 2022

Press release | Institutionalization of dementia patients is associated with a cost of €150 per day

Institutionalization of dementia patients is associated with a cost of €150 per day

 

Costs for institutionalization of persons with dementia accumulates to €150 per day, as shown by a new Dutch study from the institute for Medical Technology Assessment, part of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. The study, led by first author Philip Klein, MSc, and senior author Tim Kanters, PhD, collected data during semi-structured interviews with healthcare professionals in a large healthcare organization in the Netherlands.

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