The Guardian report:

More than 2,000 people have died of dehydration or malnutrition while in a care home or hospital in the last decade, according to figures published by the Office for National Statistics.

The figures show the “underlying cause of death” in 2,162 recorded cases since 2003 was dehydration or malnutrition.

They do not include the death toll in 2013.

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