Dr Poulter was delighted to visit Yaxley Care Home and to meet with manager Elena Marin. Dan was able to discuss how Depperhaugh Care Home looks after its patients, especially those who suffer from dementia. He was shown around the home and met some of the patients and their families.
One of the biggest health challenges facing Suffolk is our growing ageing population; this means increasing numbers of older people require help and support. It is therefore pleasing to see another Suffolk care home rising to the challenge of looking after our more vulnerable members of society.
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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Addictions: Health Services (19 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 8 July 2019 to Question 270772 on Addiction Services, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of medically-staffed inpatient detoxification beds in England; and if he will make a statement.
Drug Treatment Services (16 Jul 2019)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Member for Manchester, Withington (Jeff Smith) on securing the debate. I agree with everything he said. I draw the attention of Members to my declaration of interest as a practising NHS psychiatrist and as someone who has worked in drug addiction, or drug treatment, services. I do not intend to rehearse the discussion on the lack of, or reduction in, funding for the...