53.5% of people using permanent residential care in HNC had a diagnosis of dementia.

Between 2017-18 to 2018-19, although the rate of hospitalisations for dementia (as a principal diagnosis or as a comorbidity) for people 65+ years in HNC was lower than the NSW rate, there were 4 LGAs in HNC that had rates that were higher.

Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Healthy North Coast with high rates of dementia hospitalisations for people 65 years and over between 2017-18 to 2018-19