1. Expert Q&A: Benefits - Weds 23 October, 3-4pm

    Our next expert Q&A will be on the topic of benefits. It will be hosted by Lauren from our Knowledge Services team. She'll be answering your questions on Wednesday 23 October between 3-4pm.

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dementia : 1 Westminster Hall debate-: 1 Lords debate

Discussion in 'Dementia-related news and campaigns' started by jimbo 111, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. jimbo 111

    jimbo 111 Registered User

    Jan 23, 2009
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    North Bucks
    dementia : 1 Westminster Hall debate
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    Crime Reduction Policies (22 Jan 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/whall/?id=2015-01-22a.159.0&s=dementia#g177.1
    Michael Penning: ...age of the prison population is going up, the way we
    look after prisoners who have the medical conditions that people get
    later in life is very important. For example, the incidence of
    Alzheimer's and *dementia* has gone up in the general population, and
    that is replicated in prisons.

    dementia : 1 Lords debate
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    Local Government Finance Settlement - Motion to Take Note (22 Jan 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/lords/?id=2015-01-22a.1444.0&s=dementia#g1461.0
    Lord Liddle: .... However, I had a case in Wigton, which is in my ward
    on Cumbria County Council, in the last few weeks of an elderly lady who
    has been looking after her Down's syndrome son for getting on for 50
    years. She can no longer cope. He has *dementia* and needs to go into a
    home. There is great difficulty in finding a suitable placement which
    the authorities can afford. If we cannot do that,...
     

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