FOI 5717-People with dementia diagnosis detained under the Mental Health Act

Date: 24 September 2019 to 24 September 2022

Please can you tell me over the last five financial years how many people with a dementia diagnosis have been detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 under section 2 or section 3 of the act. Please specify whether section 2 or section 3 was used.

Please specify where each person was detained e.g. hospital name

Please can you also tell me how many people with a dementia diagnosis who were detained under the Mental Health Act have subsequently been turned down for after-care by a care home and if more than one care home has turned down after-care please can you state how many homes have done so. 

 

  • Request ID:
    FOI 5717
  • Category:
    Patient - Activity Data
  • Response:
    • Please can you tell me over the last five financial years how many people with a dementia diagnosis have been detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 under section 2 or section 3 of the act. Please specify whether section 2 or section 3 was used.  Medway NHS Foundation Trust regret that we are unable to answer your request as the Trust does not provide mental health services or hold data relating to patients detained under the Mental Health Act.  These services are provided by Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership, who may be able to help you with your request.  They are contactable via their website at: https://www.kmpt.nhs.uk/
    • Please specify where each person was detained e.g. hospital name  Please see above.
    • Please can you also tell me how many people with a dementia diagnosis who were detained under the Mental Health Act have subsequently been turned down for after-care by a care home and if more than one care home has turned down after-care please can you state how many homes have done so.  Please see above.