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Andrew Farley, Solicitor, on the BBC Victoria Derbyshire Show (11.06.19)

Andrew Farley, Solicitor, on the BBC Victoria Derbyshire Show (11.06.19)

June 17, 2019

Revealed – The biggest financial National scandal concerning the NHS – NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding Congratulations to Victoria Derbyshire, reporter Noel Phillips, and the BBC for bringing NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) into the public arena –  exposing what we have … Continue reading

“More older people dying from injuries caused by falls”

May 29, 2019

This headline came from The Telegraph on 2nd May 2019, where it stated that “More than 5,000 older people died due to a fall in 2017, marking a 70% increase on the numbers in 2010.” That is a staggering statistic.  … Continue reading

What happens once the independent assessment has been carried out?

May 13, 2019

Is My Relative Eligible For Continuing Healthcare Funding?

May 11, 2019

Were you told about the Multi-Disciplinary Meeting taking place?

Were you told about the Multi-Disciplinary Meeting taking place?

April 29, 2019

We recently learned about a Multi-Disciplinary Team meeting (MDT) to assess an individual’s eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding (CHC) which took place in a hospital. Whilst quite permissible, a hospital setting for an assessment is now considered far from … Continue reading

Maria’s story

Maria’s story

April 25, 2019

We acted for a family on behalf of their late mother, who we shall refer to as ‘Maria’ for anonymity purposes, and were instructed to retrospectively recover care fees that were wrongly paid to the care home. We first wrote … Continue reading

Missing risk assessments can ruin your chances of getting NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding…

Missing risk assessments can ruin your chances of getting NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding…

April 16, 2019

We often find that care home notes and records inadequately or insufficiently record daily entries in relation to an individual’s care needs.  This could be for a variety of reasons, including poor training, lack of time and resources, or simply … Continue reading

Why use Farley Dwek?

April 9, 2019

Case Study – Diane’s story:

Case Study – Diane’s story:

February 28, 2019

Farley Dwek acted for a client on behalf of her late mother (let’s call her ‘Diane’ for anonymity and the purposes of this article), and successfully recovered care home fees in excess of £170,000 including interest, that were improperly charged … Continue reading

Neglect – whether in hospital or a care home setting, pressure sores, pressure ulcers or bed ulcers should never occur.

Neglect – whether in hospital or a care home setting, pressure sores, pressure ulcers or bed ulcers should never occur.

November 27, 2018

If you or your relative go into hospital or a care/nursing home without a pressure sore/ulcer, and one (or more) develop, you may well have a claim for negligence. Read on… Pressure ulcers don’t just develop on their own, but … Continue reading

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