18 DEC 2013

Sensing Change

Dan visited leading Suffolk service, Sensing Change, which is based in Ipswich. They provide services to people with sight and/or hearing loss and help them regain their confidence and independence.

From teaching Braille to helping people relearn basic skills such as making a cup of tea or getting dressed, staff at Sensing Change help individuals to overcome their fears and anxieties helping them to stay in their homes and communities, near to their loved ones and friends.

Dan commented

"We should be proud that here in Ipswich is a service that has been acknowledged by the RNIB as providing a "Gold Standard" and I would like to thank Managing Director Caroline Carr and all here staff for taking the time to meet me."

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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...

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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....