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Parliament Motions

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HS21 In light of the recent statement by the Health Minister that funding shortfalls could compromise patient safety, NIPP expresses concern regarding the impact of Transforming Your Care on older people’s health. 2014 Health & Social Care
HS05 NIPP calls for action to reduce waiting times for older people waiting on operations. 2011 Health & Social Care
HS27 NIPP calls for the retention of free prescriptions for everyone over the age of 60 regardless of income. 2016 Health & Social Care
HS34 NIPP calls on the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) to initiate discussions with relevant stakeholders to raise awareness of the effects of hearing loss and the need for proper use and maintenance of hearing aids within residential and nursing home sector. 2017 Health & Social Care
HS16 NIPP calls for statutory bodies to continue to play a meaningful role in the provision of domiciliary care to ensure that the quality of care is of a high standard and meets the individual needs of each recipient. 2013 Health & Social Care
HS22 NIPP expresses concern regarding the employment terms and conditions of carers, particularly those working in rural areas where no mileage is paid, and the impact this could have on providing enough quality domiciliary care support in future in these areas. 2014 Health & Social Care
HS28 NIPP notes with concern the unacceptably high audiology waiting lists, poor aftercare and inaccessibility of hearing services in Northern Ireland and calls for NHS hearing services to be provided in the community in full consultation with the needs and views of older people. 2016 Health & Social Care
HS17 NIPP calls for all frontline staff engaged in domiciliary care to be fully trained with the level of training subject to inspection by the appropriate professional body to ensure older people receive good quality care. 2013 Health & Social Care
HS23 NIPP seeks assurances that Integrated Care Teams will contain a full complement of appropriately trained staff across all disciplines and will have senior decision makers, including a dedicated consultant available 24/7. 2014 Health & Social Care
HS18 NIPP calls on the NI Executive to recognise the massive contribution of unpaid carers by providing additional support services and also to establish regular audits of this support to identify how it can be continuously improved. 2013 Health & Social Care
HS19 NIPP expresses concern about the projected annual shortfall of £500m in funding by 2015 and the impact this may have on older people. NIPP calls on the Health Minister to assure older people that the necessary funding to support older people’s health and social care needs will be provided. 2013 Health & Social Care
HS06 NIPP calls on the Health Minister to ensure outpatient clinics are designed and managed to afford maximum dignity and respect for patients with dementia and that patients are supported and encouraged to speak for themselves as much as possible. 2012 Health & Social Care
HS07 NIPP calls on the Health Minister to provide free dental care for all pensioners, given the negative health impact on older people who do not receive appropriate dental care for financial reasons. 2012 Health & Social Care
HS08 NIPP welcomes the main thrust of the Compton Report that accepts the home should be the hub of care for older people, with more services provided at home and in the community. 2012 Health & Social Care
HS09 NIPP supports in principle the proposals in the Compton Report for reforming and modernizing our Health and Social Care system. The NIPP agrees that with the statement that “we get the best from the resources available to us; to ensure that services are, where possible, brought closer to the patients home, and to ensure that patients are treated in the right place, at the right time, and by the right people”. 2012 Health & Social Care
HS10 The NIPP calls on the Health Minister to ensure that any changes proposed to health and social care takes into account any negative impact on older people and takes measures to mitigate this impact to ensure that older people receive high quality healthcare. 2012 Health & Social Care
HS29 NIPP demands that the political parties in Northern Ireland put aside their red-lines and form an Executive to follow through on cross party commitment to implement changes to the health service as recommended by the Bengoa Report. 2017 Health & Social Care
HS11 The NIPP is concerned with the proposed cuts to the budget of pharmacies across Northern Ireland and calls on the Health Minister to consider the potential impact of these cuts on older people and take measures to ensure that there is no reduction in the quality of service. 2012 Health & Social Care
HS01 NIPP calls for increased funding for preventative healthcare programmes to help maintain the quality of life and independence for older people living at home. 2011 Health & Social Care
HS30 NIPP requests that the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland makes available to the Department of Health the funds necessary to implement the changes in the health service of Northern Ireland outlined in the Bengoa Report. 2017 Health & Social Care
HS12 NIPP calls on the Health Minister to ensure that the assessment of individual domiciliary care need will include “home help” aspects essential for an adequate standard of living and that realistic timescales to fulfill those duties are included in this process. 2013 Health & Social Care
HS02 NIPP calls for better support for older carers and in particular more respite care and the payment of carer’s allowance to pensioners. 2011 Health & Social Care
HS24 NIPP calls for assurances that any changes to health and social care policies or practices fully consider any negative impact on older people and that measures are taken to ensure older people receive high quality healthcare. 2016 Health & Social Care
HS31 NIPP requests urgent meetings with the Health Minister/Permanent Secretary and Chair of the Assembly’s Health Committee to discuss the implementation of the Bengoa Report and its implications for the treatment of older people. 2017 Health & Social Care
HS13 NIPP formally supports the NPC’s Dignity Code for older people and welcomes the Health Minister’s support for the code. NIPP calls for the principles and practices included in it to be exercised at all times during the implementation of changes to our Health and Social Care system. 2013 Health & Social Care
HS03 NIPP calls for better transport support for older people travelling to doctor and hospital appointments, particularly for those living in rural areas, and calls for the Senior Smartpass to be usable on all community transport services. 2011 Health & Social Care
HS25 NIPP calls for operation waiting times for older people to be substantially reduced. 2016 Health & Social Care
HS32 NIPP requests the Health and Social Care Board and Health Trusts include the following in their Equality Action Plans 2017-2022 - “We will work in partnership with Older People’s Groups (e.g. Age Sector Platform and Age NI) to develop guidance for Health and Social Care Staff on meeting the needs of older people". 2017 Health & Social Care
HS14 NIPP expresses serious concern regarding the recent announcements about the closing of statutory residential homes and in particular on the impact this had on current residents. NIPP is particularly concerned with the lack of engagement and communication with older people affected by the changes and calls for an urgent review to ensure this situation does not reoccur in future. 2013 Health & Social Care
HS20 NIPP calls on the Health Minister to reinstate admissions, both respite and permanent, to statutory residential care homes that can, with the appropriate investment, continue to provide quality care for older people. 2014 Health & Social Care

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