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Dementia: In-patients

Volume 501: debated on Tuesday 24 November 2009

17. To ask the Secretary of State for Health what recent representations he has received on the standard of hospital care received by in-patients with dementia. (300155)

The Alzheimer’s Society report on the quality of dementia care in hospitals is a timely reminder of the need for improvement of hospital care for people with dementia. The national dementia strategy recognises the need to transform hospital services for people with dementia and deliver a skilled and effective workforce in hospitals.