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Results 1–20 of 50 for dementia in the 'Written Ministerial Statements'

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Non-Human Primate Research (11 Feb 2003)

Bob Ainsworth: ...the three projects under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986. They comprise studies relevant to various human neurological disorders, such as amnesia, psychoses, stroke-related conditions, dementia, and Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases. These studies involve subjecting marmosets to surgical and other procedures, including behavioural and cognitive testing. The research has...

Written Ministerial Statements — Home Department: Golden Jubilee Awards (4 Jun 2003)

David Blunkett: ...42 Redbridge Night Shelter alleviating the effects of poverty by providing cold weather shelter to homeless adults. 43 Alzheimer's Society (Enfield Branch) supporting carers of people with dementia. 44 The Arab Group in Hounslow and Suburbs supporting the Arab community with an advice service and social activities. 45 The Centre for Filipinos responding to the needs of...

Written Ministerial Statements — Constitutional Affairs: Mental Capacity Bill (18 Jun 2004)

David Lammy: ...by mental incapacity—either personally or because of caring responsibilities. Up to 2 million people currently lack capacity, including for example, over 700,000 people in the UK who suffer from dementia and 145,000 adults in England who have severe and profound learning disabilities. People affected by a lack of capacity are not well served by the current law, which has grown up in a...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Mental Capacity Bill (21 Jun 2004)

Lord Filkin: ...mental incapacity, either personally or because of caring responsibilities. Up to two million people currently lack capacity, including, for example, over 700,000 people in the UK who suffer from dementia and 145,000 adults in England who have severe and profound learning disabilities. People affected by a lack of capacity are not well served by the current law, which has grown up in a...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: European Court of Human Rights (Bournewood Judgment) (29 Jun 2006)

Rosie Winterton: ...the rights of patients and those in care, as well as ensuring compliance with the European convention on human rights (ECHR). People who suffer from a disorder or disability of the mind—such as dementia or autism—and who lack the mental capacity to consent should be cared for in the least restrictive regime possible. In some cases, members of this vulnerable group need to be deprived...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Dementia Care (19 Jun 2008)

Ivan Lewis: Today the Government is publishing "Transforming the Quality of Dementia Care: Consultation on a National Dementia Strategy". In August 2007 I announced a programme of work to develop the first national dementia strategy for England. This document is to stimulate debate on how we can develop the final strategy and ensure a better life in the future for people affected by dementia. This...

Written Ministerial Statements — Leader of the House: Topical Debates (14 Jul 2008)

Harriet Harman: ...such requests are not included. Week commencing 21 April Biofuels (letter) Week commencing 28 April Occupational health and safety (telephone) Prescription of antipsychotic drugs to people with dementia in care homes (letter) Week commencing 12 May Two requests for Anti-Semitism (email) Trade relations with Cuba (letter) Week commencing 19 May House of Commons Freedom of Information...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Personal Expenses Allowance (27 Jan 2009)

Phil Hope: ...undertaken, so far, to achieve this includes: the dignity in care campaign, to make compassion in care one of the core values of the NHS and social care; work to develop the first ever national dementia strategy, to improve awareness and diagnosis of dementia and improve the quality of care for people with dementia; the "No Secrets" consultation about how society enables adults to be safe...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: National Dementia Strategy (3 Feb 2009)

Alan Johnson: "Living Well with Dementia—a National Dementia Strategy", which is being published today, sets out the Government's vision for the transformation of dementia services. The launch of "Living Well with Dementia—a National Dementia Strategy" marks the start of an important journey of improving dementia services which will involve both the NHS and social care in England. The strategy has...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Integrated Care (1 Apr 2009)

Ben Bradshaw: ...from the Department of Health, Each site has developed a model of care to help respond to particular local health need in the community. The health issues being tackled in each pilot include dementia, care for older people, substance misuse, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and end of life care. The models of care involved vary widely; they include: partnerships, new systems...

Written Ministerial Statements — Leader of the House: Topical Debates (3 Jun 2009)

Harriet Harman: ...where there were no such requests are not included. Week commencing 2 February 2009 "Planning for Adverse Weather Conditions" (Business Questions) "Adverse Weather" (Business Questions) "National Dementia Strategy" (Business Questions) "Adverse Weather" (Business Questions) Week commencing 9 February 2009 "Free Pensioner Travel" (Business Questions) "Pensioners and Savings" (Business...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Anti-Psychotic Drugs (Dementia) (12 Nov 2009)

Phil Hope: The Government have today published an independent clinical report by Professor Sube Banerjee, into the prescribing of anti-psychotic drugs to people with dementia, together with a Government response to the report. The report was commissioned by the Government in recognition of widespread concern about the over-prescription of these drugs, and as part of the priority being given to improving...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Personal Care at Home (25 Nov 2009)

Phil Hope: ...better helped to live independently for longer in their own homes-something they tell us they really want. The Bill guarantees free personal care for the 280,000 people-including those with serious dementia or Parkinson's disease-with the highest needs. Some of those already get free care-this Bill will protect their savings from future charges. Others will get free care for the first...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Building the National Care Service (30 Mar 2010)

Andy Burnham: ...and confidence when they need home care for the first time. As part of the first stage we will push forward with existing reforms that are already delivering real benefits for people such as the dementia strategy, the carers' strategy and Putting People First. The second stage of reform, during the next Parliament, will be to put in place the building blocks of a national system of care...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Direct Payments for Health Care (28 Jun 2010)

Paul Burstow: ..., and mental health Central London (joint bid from Hammersmith and Fulham PCT, Kensington and Chelsea PCT and Westminster PCT) Continuing health care, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, dementia, diabetes, and mental health Islington PCT Continuing health care (in limited circumstances, with expansion subject to further approval) Merseyside (Joint bid from Knowsley PCT,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: National Dementia Strategy (11 Oct 2010)

Paul Burstow: The Government published a new outcomes focused implementation plan for the National Dementia Strategy on 28 September 2010. "Quality outcomes for people with dementia: building on the work of the National Dementia Strategy" has been placed in the Library and copies are available to hon. Members in the Vote Office. The document is also available electronically at:...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Dementia (26 Mar 2012)

Andrew Lansley: Today, the Prime Minister launches his challenge on dementia to tackle one of the most important issues we face arising from an ageing population. The challenge sets out the Government’s ambition to increase diagnosis rates, raise awareness and understanding and to strengthen substantially our research efforts. Dementia is one of the biggest challenges we face as a society and we are...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Medical Revalidation (19 Oct 2012)

Jeremy Hunt: ...up to the standard expected of them by ensuring they stay up to date with the latest techniques, technologies and research. This will be key in making improvements in early diagnosis, such as with dementia and cancer—which is particularly important in bringing down mortality rates—and in helping people with long-term conditions manage them better. Revalidation will also require a...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Dementia Funding (25 Oct 2012)

Jeremy Hunt: I am announcing a £50 million capital funding in 2013-14 for the NHS and local authorities to work with providers to create care environments to help people with dementia live well with the condition. Dementia is one of the biggest challenges we face as a society as our population ages and we are determined to transform the quality of dementia care for patients and their families. In March,...

Written Ministerial Statements — Health: Informal Health Council (12 Jul 2013)

Anna Soubry: ...from each other. There was also a discussion on the mental health and well-being of older populations, during which I stressed the equal importance of mental and physical health, and the UK work on dementia. The second day included discussions on smoking prevention in youth, focusing on nicotine containing products and on the marketing of tobacco. The meeting concluded with an AOB item on...


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