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NHS care home fee blunder is a ‘national scandal’, says lawyer

December 4, 2012

The Department of Health’s handling of the repayment of care home fees which should have been paid by the NHS is a “national scandal”, a Manchester-based lawyer has said. Andrew Farley, a director at Farley Dwek Solicitors, is spearheading a … Continue reading

Anger of families forced to sell knockdown price homes

September 12, 2012

Pensioners forced to sell their homes at knockdown prices to pay for care home fees, which should have been paid for by the NHS, have less than six weeks to lodge a claim, say experts. Last year, more than 24,500 … Continue reading

No clear cut guidelines for long term care

We were happy to see The Telegraph again highlighting the issue of care home funding in an article at the weekend. The piece featured the case of a retired postman whose family had successfully recovered more than £80,000 in care … Continue reading

The Daily Telegraph features Farley Dwek

August 29, 2012

It’s good to see that the national newspapers are highlighting the issue of care home fee funding and reminding people of the deadline for claims. You only have until 30th September, less than six weeks, to register your claim. If … Continue reading

Funding for care home fees is national scandal

August 8, 2012

Last week we featured on the front page of The Daily Express in a piece entitled: ‘Sell Home to Pay for Care.’ Andrew Farley, a director at our company, explained the issues to the journalist at the paper and gave … Continue reading

Law firm boosted by retrospective care home fee rush

August 6, 2012

Manchester lawyer Andrew Farley is spearheading a campaign to encourage families across the UK to fight for retrospective care home fees which should have been funded by the NHS. Manchester company Farley Dwek has just settled a case worth an … Continue reading

Clock ticking for families to reclaim care home fees

THOUSANDS of families forced into debt to fund care home places for ill relatives have less than three months to claim their money back from the NHS. It is estimated that 155,000 people or 41 per cent of care home … Continue reading

Shoddy paperwork causes thousands of OAPs to lose their homes

SHODDY paperwork and poor procedures in the care homes industry and NHS meant thousands of old age pensioners lost their homes between 2004 and 2011, say legal experts. More than 30,000 people sold their home last year to pay for … Continue reading

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