dementia : 2 Commons debates

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    dementia : 2 Commons debates
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    Oral Answers to Questions - Health: Dementia Diagnosis and Care (2 Jun 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2015-06-02a.441.2&s=dementia#g442.2
    Andrew Gwynne: The Secretary of State knows that the availability of
    social care for vulnerable older people has a big impact on the NHS,
    especially for people with *dementia*, yet 300,000 fewer older people
    are getting help compared with 2010. Given that the Secretary of State
    has said that he wants to make improving out-of-hospital care his
    personal priority, can he confirm that there will be no further...

    Oral Answers to Questions - Health: Health and Social Care (2 Jun 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2015-06-02a.457.2&s=dementia#g500.0
    Barbara Keeley: ...of the family carer. More than eight out of 10 carers
    reported to Carers UK that caring was having a negative impact on their
    health, and that figure is much higher for people caring for someone
    with *dementia*. Some 74% of carers report that they are struggling to
    get a good night's sleep, and 47% are having difficulty maintaining a
    balance diet. Sixty thousand carers are affected by...
     
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    jimbo 111 Registered User

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    Queen's Speech - Debate (5th Day) (3 Jun 2015)

    Queen's Speech - Debate (5th Day) (3 Jun 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/lords/?id=2015-06-03a.416.6&s=dementia#g471.0
    Baroness Hollins: ...as a psychiatrist for more than 30 years with
    people with learning disabilities, retiring from the NHS in 2008. People
    with learning disabilities have six times the risk of mental health
    problems and three to four times the risk of developing *dementia* , so
    when talking about mental health problems, we are also talking about
    issues that particularly affect people with learning disab ties....
     

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