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Older People

Volume 448: debated on Monday 3 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what measures she is taking to ensure the effective implementation of the national service framework for older people for those with sensory impairment; and if she will make a statement. (81072)

A work stream focusing on vision and hearing services for older people is included as part of the implementation programme for the Department’s recently published report “A new ambition for old age: Next steps in implementing the National Service Framework for Older People”. This work will tie in with the Department’s wider ‘Healthy Ageing’ programme.