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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Older People remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of (a) telephone services and (b) face-to-face services intended to relieve loneliness and isolation in elderly people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Peterborough more like this
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Mr Stewart Jackson more like this
star this property uin 211243 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <p>Loneliness and isolation in elderly people is a complex issue and can affect people in different ways. We have not undertaken an assessment of the effectiveness of telephone services or face to face services but we know that it is helpful to have a range of interventions that can address the different needs of people who are lonely or isolated.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T15:36:55.4178742Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:36:55.4178742Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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1551
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stewart Jackson more like this
50619
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-05-12more like thismore than 2014-05-12
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Older People remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to tackle the impact of loneliness on the quality of life of elderly people. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Fylde more like this
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Mark Menzies more like this
star this property uin 198384 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department is working with a number of organisations including the Campaign to End Loneliness and the Royal Voluntary Service to promote ways to tackle loneliness and the Silverline who provide a helpline offering support to older people.</p><p>A measure of social isolation will be published this year as part of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework to raise visibility and to support local authorities to address the issue of social isolation in their local communities. This measure will be shared with the Public Health Outcomes Framework.</p><p>We are reforming social care and the Care Bill places more emphasis on prevention – preventing, reducing and delaying crisis, tackling loneliness and isolation is a key part of prevention.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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1439
star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies more like this
99734
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Older People remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to tackle loneliness in elderly people and the adverse health effects of chronic isolation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Peterborough more like this
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Mr Stewart Jackson more like this
star this property uin 210982 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department is raising awareness regarding the issue of loneliness and social isolation and helping local health and wellbeing boards and commissioners to get better at measuring the issue in their local communities. This will help them come up with the right targeted solutions, and drive local improvements that really make a difference.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>A measure of social isolation has now been included in the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework 2013-14 for the first time, marking an important step towards improving the lives of social care users and carers that are experiencing isolation. This measure provides a clear focus for local priority setting, enabling local authorities to determine the scale of the problem in their area.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T16:54:10.1085903Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T16:54:10.1085903Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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1551
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stewart Jackson more like this
99735
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Older People remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what meetings (a) he and (b) Ministers in his Department have had on tackling loneliness and social isolation in elderly people with (i) charities, (ii) professional bodies and (iii) other government departments in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Peterborough more like this
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Mr Stewart Jackson more like this
star this property uin 210983 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
unstar this property answer text <p>I have met with a number of organisations over the past three years to specifically discuss the issue of loneliness and social isolation. These organisations have included The Campaign to End Loneliness, Silverline, Royal Voluntary Service and Citizens UK.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>During this period, I have also met with Ministers from Cabinet Office and Department for Work and Pensions to discuss loneliness and social isolation.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Norfolk remove filter
star this property answering member printed Norman Lamb more like this
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less than 2014-10-23T16:51:28.9678438Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-23T16:51:28.9678438Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
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1551
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Stewart Jackson more like this