12 DEC 2014

Baylham Care Centre

One of Suffolk's biggest challenges is looking after and properly supporting our ageing population, and Dr Dan is a regular visitor and supporter of care homes such as Baylham Care Centre which he visited on Friday.

Dr Dan enjoyed making Christmas items and games with the residents and with the Manager, Mrs Sandy Oxborrow, and he was particularly impressed with the high level care and innovative, tailored care services used to help those people who are suffering from dementia.

We need to see a more integrated health and social care service and Baylham Care Centre is a great example of how to provide this integrated care.

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Social Care Funding (17 Oct 2018)
Daniel Poulter: My right hon. Friend is right to highlight the link between healthcare and social care. If we are to care properly for people with the long-term conditions he has outlined, we need to have a more joined-up and integrated system. It is hard to deliver that when we have a taxpayer-funded NHS and a social care system in which many people now have to pay for their own care. In looking for a...

Offensive Weapons Bill: Ipswich-London Rail Fares (15 Oct 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I thank my hon. Friend’s welcome news on capping rail fares, but does he not also agree that it is difficult for customers to disaggregate the cost of the fare—those in Ipswich are very high per mile by national standards—from reliability and speed of service? Despite the cost of tickets from Ipswich, reliability and speed of service have not improved over the years....