22 JUN 2018

Dr Dan meets residents at Barham Care Home

A regular visitor to both of Cardinal Healthcare's Homes in Suffolk, Dr Dan was delighted to visit Barham Care Home to witness first-hand the fantastic new extension. Dr Dan was highly impressed with the facilities on offer and enjoyed a tour of the purpose built facilities.

As part of the tour, Dr Dan enjoyed meeting with a number of residents who were taking part in the afternoon's activities and it was clear to see that a good afternoon was being enjoyed by all, with a Punch and Judy Show and traditional games on offer.

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Mental Health: Assessment — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] (22 Jan 2019)
Daniel Poulter: I thank the hon. Lady for giving way; she is being very kind. In relation to getting a full picture of suicidality, there are sometimes protective factors that stop people wanting to take their own life. For example, they may have children. There may be other factors in their life that mean that they would not want to go through with the act of ending their life, even though they are having...

Mental Health: Assessment — [Joan Ryan in the Chair] (22 Jan 2019)
Daniel Poulter: I am sympathetic to a number of the points the hon. Lady makes, although, for an experienced medical professional, one component of assessing somebody who is unwell is looking at how they appear, because that may be a symptom of distress, self-neglect or other issues, notwithstanding the points she has made. One of the challenges she raised is that of those patients with fluctuating...