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dementia : 1 Westminster Hall debate: 3 Written Answers

Discussion in 'Dementia-related news and campaigns' started by jimbo 111, Dec 6, 2017 at 6:53 PM.

  1. jimbo 111

    jimbo 111 Registered User

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

    City of Culture 2021: Swansea Bid - [Phil Wilson in the Chair] (5 Dec 2017)
    Carolyn Harris: ...and other social groups who need greater support to
    achieve their potential, by gaining work and volunteering experience.
    That will include 40 programmes run for and by older people, to address
    isolation and loneliness, communication, *dementia* and
    intergenerational support, alongside engaging some 2,000 students to
    volunteer or take part in cultural events or programmes that help them

    dementia : 3 Written Answers

    Written Answers - Department of Health: Dementia: Drugs (5 Dec 2017)
    Jackie Doyle-Price: There have been no discussions between the Secretary
    of State for Health and Royal Colleges on the use of blood thinners to
    reduce the occurrence of *dementia*.

    Written Answers - Department of Health: Music Therapy (5 Dec 2017)
    Jackie Doyle-Price: ..., and has made recommendations relating to its
    use in a number of clinical guidelines, including those on psychosis and
    schizophrenia in children and young people, and on supporting people
    with *dementia*.

    Written Answers - Department of Health: Alzheimer's Disease (5 Dec 2017)
    Jackie Doyle-Price: No such assessment has been made of
    Disability-Adjusted Life Years attributable to Alzheimer’s disease, or
    other forms of *dementia*, in each region of England.

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