25 JAN 2012

Dr Dan visits Paddy Geere Care Home in Ipswich

Dr Dan with staff and residents at Paddy Geere Care House in IpswichLast week, Dan visited Paddy Geere House in Ipswich to meet with manager Clare Whight, along with her dedicated staff and residents. Paddy Geere House is a very sheltered housing facility which provides an alternative to residential care homes, allowing residents to live safely within a small community whilst having care and support close by, if needed. Guests at Paddy Geere House are able to retain their independence with their own private flat, whilst also having the option of socialising with other residents during meal times or at the regular communal bingo and quiz nights.

The single biggest challenge facing our health service is how to meet both the human and financial cost of better looking after our vulnerable older people and putting their needs first. It is for this reason that we need to see a more integrated health and social care service that is grounded in local communities within Suffolk, to provide high quality elderly and end of life care, and local facilities such as Paddy Geere House will have a vital role to play in delivering this locally focused, integrated care.

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Leaving the EU: Tourism and the Creative Industries — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (17 Apr 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing this debate. As a remain voter, I am sympathetic to her position, but does she agree that sometimes one of the main drivers of tourism is the exchange rate, and one thing we have seen is increased tourism as a result of decreased value of the pound against the euro and other currencies, perhaps as a direct consequence of that Brexit vote? I know she...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Agriculture: Trade Agreements (22 Mar 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what steps he is taking to work with the devolved administrations on future trade deals for UK agriculture.