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.

    You can either post your question >here< or email them to us at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk and we'll be happy to ask them on your behalf.

dementia : 1 Written Answer-1 Commons debate

Discussion in 'Dementia-related news and campaigns' started by jimbo 111, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. jimbo 111

    jimbo 111 Registered User

    Jan 23, 2009
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    North Bucks
    dementia : 1 Commons debate
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    (9 Jan 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2015-01-09a.509.1&s=dementia#g525.0
    Daniel Poulter: ...will also ensure that we improve the use of
    information for the purposes of direct care. In Committee we discussed
    the importance of joined-up care, so that a doctor who receives a
    vulnerable patient with *dementia* from a care home is better able to
    care for them because they have access to care records for the immediate
    purpose of delivering care to that patient. That saves doctors and...

    dementia : 1 Written Answer
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    Written Answers - Department of Health: Vulnerable Adults (9 Jan 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2014-12-18.219537.h&s=dementia#g219537.r0
    Norman Lamb: ...and by ensuring all people aged 75 and over have a named
    general practitioner (GP) with overall responsibility for their care,
    providing continuity and oversight of their care. People living with
    *dementia* will benefit from this patient focused care. From April
    2015, councils and the National Health Service will pool £5.3 billion of
    their local budgets under the Better Care Fund....
     

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