11 FEB 2014

Future Care for the Elderly

Dan joined County Councillor Joanna Spicer, Chairman of Suffolk's Health and Well Being Board and other leading health stakeholders to discuss how the NHS can encourage house builders to "future proof" homes.

Dan was delighted to be invited to open the meeting which discussed this important issue. Suffolk has an ageing population and Dan welcomes the Suffolk County Council initiative which explores ways of helping people to remain in their own homes as they grow older.

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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....