The National Register is one of two systems in place for collecting data on long-stay units and beds in Ireland. Updated on a monthly basis, it collects data on long-stay beds in public and some voluntary settings, including on beds in Specialist Care Units for people with dementia.
It does not collect data on units and beds in private and most voluntary long-stay care settings.
HIPE collects data on principal and additional diagnoses (including dementia and other chronic disturbances of cerebral function).
Creator is currrently Healthcare Pricing Office (since 2014). Previously held by Health Research and Information Division of the ESRI, in conjunction with the Department of Health and the Health Service Executive
Provides (for management purposes) monthly information on utilisation of ASI dementia specific home care (including in-home respite care and residential respite care services) by people with dementia disaggregated by geographical area.