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dementia : 1 Written Answer-1 Commons debate

jimbo 111

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Jan 23, 2009
North Bucks
dementia : 1 Commons debate
(9 Jan 2015)
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

Written Answers - Department of Health: Vulnerable Adults (9 Jan 2015)
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....