Some key points from this report include:
- There were 1,635 Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care or Long Stay patients at the 2019 Census.
- The patients in the Census were mostly from older age groups. Only 29 (2%) patients returning full data were aged under 18, while 723 (44%) were aged 65+.
- Most patients in the Census identified as White Scottish (75%).
Key findings: Patients in receipt of Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care (HBCCC)
- 889 patients were receiving HospitalBased Complex Clinical Care.
- 684 (77%) patients receiving HBCCC were occupying a Mental Health,Learning Disability or Addiction Inpatient Bed in an NHS Scotland facility at the Census date, 164 (18%) patients were in a General Acute /Community Hospital NHS Scotland facility, while 41 (5%) patients weretreated out with NHS Scotland.
- 55% of HBCCC patients were male,44% were female. 1% were unknownor not recorded.
- 383 (43%) had a consultant who specialised in Psychiatry of Old Age.
- 240 HBCCC patients (27%) had been in hospital less than 6 months at the Census date.
Key findings: Long Stay patients (who are not in receipt of HBCCC)
- There were 746 Long Stay patientswho were not in receipt of HBCCC.
- 621 (83%) Long Stay patients wereoccupying a Mental Health, LearningDisability or Addiction Inpatient Bed inan NHS Scotland facility at the Censusdate, 75 (10%) patients were in aGeneral Acute / Community HospitalNHS Scotland facility, while 50 (7%)patients were treated out with NHSScotland.
- 64% of Long Stay patients were male, 36% were female.
- 287 (38%) had a consultant whospecialised in General Psychiatry.
- 131 Long Stay patients (18%) had been in hospital for at least 5 years.
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