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Table 3 Hours of informal/formal care per person with dementia per year by dementia severity, location, and type of care (estimates from available literature)

From: Who pays and who benefits? How different models of shared responsibilities between formal and informal carers influence projections of costs of dementia management

Total dementia population (2010)    
N = 232000 Severity Hours per person with dementia per year
Location Type of care setting   Informal Formal
    Mild (0.6) 445 .
Home (35%)   Community; informal care with no formal care Moderate (0.3) 1304 .
    Severe (0.1) 2165 .
    Mild (0.6) 404 39
Home (25%)   Community; mixture of informal and formal care Moderate (0.3) 619 685
    Severe (0.1) 1141 1023
Institutions (40%)    Mild (0.35) 75 1355
RAC 1-4 RAC 5-8 Institutions; mixture of informal and formal care Moderate (0.3) 150 1512
(33%) (7%)   Severe (0.35) 250 1512