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Motion ref. S5M-17177

Alzheimer Scotland Report, Delivering Fair Dementia Care for People with Advanced Dementia

Submitted by: Richard Lyle, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Friday, May 3, 2019

Submitting member has a registered interest.

Supported by: Alasdair Allan, Tom Arthur, Jackie Baillie, Jeremy Balfour (Registered interest ), Neil Bibby, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Alex Cole-Hamilton, Angela Constance, Maurice Corry, Bruce Crawford, Kezia Dugdale, Annabelle Ewing, Neil Findlay, John Finnie, Murdo Fraser, Kenneth Gibson, Jenny Gilruth, Rhoda Grant, Iain Gray, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Alison Johnstone, Liam Kerr, Monica Lennon, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Angus MacDonald, Lewis Macdonald, Fulton MacGregor, Jenny Marra, Tom Mason, Joan McAlpine, Liam McArthur, Pauline McNeill, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Alex Neil, Gil Paterson, Alex Rowley, Mark Ruskell, John Scott, Tavish Scott, Colin Smyth, Alexander Stewart, David Stewart, David Torrance, Maureen Watt, Annie Wells, Sandra White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 4, 2019

That the Parliament welcomes the Alzheimer Scotland report, Delivering Fair Dementia Care for People with Advanced Dementia; believes this to be an important contribution to the understanding of advanced dementia and the care needed by people in the Uddingston and Bellshill constituency and across Scotland who are living with the condition; is concerned that the report finds that, too often, they are not able to access the healthcare that they need, and acknowledges the view that they should receive the expert health care services that they need, on an equal basis with other progressive terminal conditions, which should be provided free at the point of use.