Dementia: Home Care Services

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 15th January 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Co-National Campaign Coordinator, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he can facilitate a meeting between the hon. Member for Denton and Reddish, the chief executive of Tameside and Glossop NHS Clinical Commissioning Group and the hon. Member's constituent Lisa Evans to discuss the effect of integrated dementia home care services in Tameside.

Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Co-National Campaign Coordinator, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will meet the hon Member for Denton and Reddish to discuss the accountability of the chief executive of Tameside and Glossop NHS Clinical Commissioning Group in respect of the case of the hon. Member's constituent Lisa Evans.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

It would be inappropriate for the Secretary of State to intervene regarding these matters as there are separate statutory processes for dealing with complaints. In particular, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has extensive powers to address individuals’ concerns if the organisation has failed to satisfy the constituent so far.

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