Coronial inquest into death of Alzheimer’s patient John Bentley, who went missing from ECH care facility, begins

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An Adelaide man with Alzheimer’s disease attending a Commonwealth-funded respite program was missing for up to an hour-and-a-half on a 39-degree day before staff noticed, a coronial inquest has heard.Key points:John James Bentley, 80, died after going missing from an aged care day programMr Bentley died from dehydration and the impact of extreme heatA coronial inquest will probe whether improvements can be made to ensure the safety of respite patientsJohn James Bentley was found dead in…


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