Amsterdam ambulance effective for care confused people
The Amsterdam psycholance, a special ambulance to confused people to the shelters to bring, turns out to be an effective means of confused people on the street.
It reports The Parool. This is evident from an evaluation. Since two years, driving the ambulance through Amsterdam.
Approximately eighty percent of the reports about confused individuals can be handled without the police involved.
The ambulance was in 2014 in the established because community police officers complained that too many were busy with the reception and the transport of confused people. Also other cities now want a psycholance.
In the last five years to see the police increase the number of registrations of confused people with 65 percent. These are about 66,000 registered cases.