05 APR 2013

Dr Dan visits residents at the Mills Meadow Care Home in Framlingham

Dr Dan with staff and residents at the Mills Meadow Care Home in Framlingham Dan was delighted to meet with staff, volunteers and residents at the Mills Meadow care home when he visited Framlingham last week. Mills Meadow care home provides residential and day care to older people, including dementia patients, from the Framlingham area and currently has 33 beds along with a wellbeing community centre that residents can use.

Dan was shown round the care home, which is currently being expanded to support 60 residents now that the management of the home has been transferred from Suffolk County Council to Care UK. He also enjoyed talking to residents and spent time answering their questions.

As part of Care UK’s plans, a brand new wellbeing day care centre is being developed at Mills Meadow, which will give residents who still live in their own homes the chance to meet with other people and to receive specialist care and support.

Ensuring that older people (and their families) are treated with compassion and dignity as they approach the end of their lives is something that Dan strongly believes in, both your local MP and a Government Health Minister. Care homes like Mills Meadow have a vital role to play in providing the type of personalised care that enables older people to live as independently as possible. The staff at Mills Meadow work diligently to look after the elderly residents and Dan would like to thank them for the dedicated work.

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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.