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dementia : 1 Westminster Hall debate: 2 Written Answers: 1 Lords debate

Discussion in 'Dementia-related news and campaigns' started by jimbo 111, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. jimbo 111

    jimbo 111 Registered User

    Jan 23, 2009
    North Bucks
    dementia : 1 Westminster Hall debate

    The Arts: Health Effects (11 Oct 2017)
    John Glen: ...and wellbeing, which has been echoed in many of the
    contributions this afternoon. For example, the report states that music
    therapy reduces the need for medication in 67% of people suffering from
    *dementia*. Artlift, an Arts on Prescription project in Gloucestershire,
    has shown a 37% drop in GP consultation rates and a 27% drop in hospital
    admissions. A study of deprived communities in...

    dementia : 2 Written Answers

    Written Answers - Department of Health: Dementia: Medical Treatments (11 Oct 2017)
    Steve Brine: ...for us to find a way to continue UK-EU collaboration. We
    want to make sure patients continue to get rapid access to new and
    innovative medicines and devices, including treatments for people with
    *dementia*, and that the quality, safety and efficacy of those medicines
    and devices are maintained.

    Written Answers - Department of Health: Dementia: Research (11 Oct 2017)
    Jackie Doyle-Price: ..., value for money, and scientific quality judged
    through peer review. The amount of NIHR funding in topic areas depends
    on the volume and quality of scientific activity. This includes research
    on *dementia* care, and applied biomedical research in *dementia*. In
    2014/15 (the most recent year for which a breakdown is available) total
    Department funding for *dementia* related research was...

    dementia : 1 Lords debate

    Farmer Review - Question for Short Debate (11 Oct 2017)
    Baroness Masham of Ilton: ...Many people in prison do not have life
    skills, but these are being taught at the young offender institution at
    Brinsford. This shows progress. We have a growing elderly population in
    prison. Many are ill and have *dementia*; prisons do not have the
    facilities needed to cope. Is it not time that we had some secure
    nursing homes to solve this growing problem? Many prisoners would
    volunteer to.

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