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Dementia

Volume 486: debated on Monday 12 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the role of the NHS national operating framework is with regard to supporting a national dementia strategy. (246407)

The National Dementia Strategy has been identified as a priority in the National Operating Framework for primary care trusts (PCTs) for both this year and next. Early intervention in cases of dementia by PCTs is cost-effective and can improve quality of life for people with dementia and their families.