Jeremy Hunt will visit Eastbourne today and "commit to making England one of the best countries in Europe to be old" as he bids to put improving dementia care at the heart of his priorities as Health Secretary.
In his first major speech as the Secretary of State since the Conservative conference, he will tell local authority care chiefs they "must take the lead" in making a difference on dementia, party insiders said.
He will also announce a new £50million fund to invest in hospital wards and care homes that treat people with dementia.
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