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- Statistics & Research
Monthly data are published on StatsWales with a summary headline and a report is published quarterly.
January to March 2016
The quarterly report shows data for the latest quarter plus trends from 2005 to date.
Data has been published on StatsWales.
- The total number of patients experiencing a delayed transfer of care was 495; this is a decrease of 41 (7.6%) on the previous month.
- 149 patients were delayed on acute wards, 123 in mental health facilities and 223 on community, rehabilitation and other wards.
- Health care reasons accounted for 28% of all delays, community care reasons for 26%, selection of care home 14% and waiting for availability of care home place 14%.
- 176 patients (36%) were aged 85 and over, including 77 (16%) aged 90 plus.
- 236 patients (48%) had been delayed less than 3 weeks, while 23 (5%) had been delayed for more than 26 weeks.
- The median length of delay was 23 days (19 days for patients on acute wards, 57 days for patients in mental health facilities and 19 days for patients on community, rehabilitation and other wards).
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