dementia : 2 Commons debates: 1 Scottish Parliament debate

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    dementia : 2 Commons debates
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    Opposition Day - [12th Allotted Day]: Mental Health (9 Dec 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2015-12-09a.997.1&s=dementia#g1050.0
    Alistair Burt: .... We will point to the inspiration in our local areas
    for our Crisis Care Concordat work, to the appointment of the first
    Minister for Education with whose remit includes tackling mental health
    issues in schools, to the improvement in the diagnosis and treatment of
    *dementia*, and to our determination to see the £1.25 billion investment
    in children and young people's services...

    Opposition Day - [12th Allotted Day]: Women and the Economy (9 Dec 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2015-12-09a.1057.0&s=dementia#g1094.1
    Barbara Keeley: ...been forced on to the Work programme. They find this
    demeaning after 40 to 44 years of work. A WASPI campaigner called Marian
    contacted me. She told me she gave up work at age 62 to care for her
    mother and brother, both of whom have *dementia*. Her only source of
    income is a small private pension of £2,500. Her husband will now have
    to support her until she is 65. The women I speak...

    dementia : 1 Scottish Parliament debate
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    Scottish Parliament: Health and Social Care (9 Dec 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/sp/?id=2015-12-09.16.0&s=dementia#g16.55
    Dennis Robertson: ...the community. I commend Jim Hume for raising the
    issue of mental health. As he knows, we all have mental health-sometimes
    it is good and sometimes it is bad. We have seen an increase in the
    number of older people with *dementia* and Alzheimer's. We need to
    acknowledge that and to recognise their specific needs and the needs of
    their carers. Quite often, the carers are family...
     

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