Dementia: Older People

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 4th December 2020.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Human Rights), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent discussions he has had with (a) the Royal College of Nursing and (b) other bodies on the higher risk of dementia in people over 50.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The Department has had no recent discussions with the Royal College of Nursing on the higher risk of dementia in people over 50. We regularly work with a wide range of organisations, including dementia charities, to promote dementia risk reduction and healthy ageing.

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