Health Committee

21 November 2003                               No 47, Session 2002-2003


EVIDENCE SESSION - Inquiry into Elder Abuse

The Health Committee has arranged the following meeting, to be held in public:

Thursday 11 December 2003 in Committee Room 15 at 10:30 am

Oral evidence from:

(10:30-11:30)

Mr. Gary FitzGerald, Chief Executive, Action on Elder Abuse

Ms. Tessa Harding, Senior Policy Adviser, Help the Aged

Mr. Jonathan Coe, Chief Executive,The Prevention of Professional Abuse Network (POPAN)

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(11:30-12:30)

Mr. Frank Ursell, Chief Executive Officer, Registered Nursing Home Association

Ms. Sue Fiennes, National Lead, Association of Directors of Social Services

Mr. Bill McClimont, Chair, UK Home Care Association

Mrs.  Nadra Ahmed, Chairman, National Care Homes Association

Members of the public and representatives of the press will be admitted to these meetings. Because there are often last minute changes of rooms and meetings may be held either in the Palace of Westminster or Portcullis House, those wishing to attend should check the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information office on 020 7219 4272 the day before the meeting.

The Health Committee is a Select Committee of the House of Commons.  It is appointed under Standing Order No. 152 to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department of Health and associated public bodies. The Committee has power to send for persons, papers and records.