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Community Care

Volume 173: debated on Tuesday 5 June 1990

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17.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the current time scale for implementation of proposals on community care.

20.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is his current timescale for implementation of proposals on community care.

The implementation of the community care proposals is timetabled for 1 April 1991.

77.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the current time scale for implementation of proposals on community care.

108.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the current time scale for implementation of proposals on community care.

The implementation of the community care proposals is timetabled for 1 April 1991.

61.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what changes he is proposing to make in the procedures governing the release into the community of mentally ill and other patients; and if he will make a statement.

On 14 May I announced that the Government were formally consulting on the introduction of the care programme approach for people with a serious mental illness. We propose that all district health authorities should introduce this approach from next April. It will cover all psychiatric patients discharged from hospital and should help ensure that they receive the community care they need.

45.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on earmarked grants to local authorities for the purpose of community care.

To ask Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on earmarked grants to local authorities for the purpose of community care.

I refer the hon. Members to the reply I gave the hon. Members for Middlesbrough (Mr. Bell) and for Derbyshire, North-East (Mr. Barnes) earlier today.

30.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he next expects to meet the Association of Directors of Social Services to discuss community care.

53.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he next expects to meet the Association of Directors of Social Services to discuss community care.

I refer the hon. Members to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Normanton (Mr. O'Brien) earlier today.