Hospital Admissions Up To Eight Times Higher For Australians With Intellectual Disability
One of the things that we at Team Rossco are vigilant about is the health and safety of our director Ross Hood who might need to go to hospital for a wide range of reasons.
The Guardian article Hospital admissions up to eight times higher for Australians with intellectual disability says that…
Potentially avoidable hospitalisations occur at a rate up to eight times higher for people with intellectual disability than the general population, according to new research.
Advocates say the findings point to an urgent need for improved preventative healthcare in people with intellectual disability.
It goes to show that the need for more money to be put into preventative healthcare for people with a disability is of paramount importance.
Source: Hospital admissions up to eight times higher for Australians with intellectual disability