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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. Deaths from falls in…
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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…
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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 to the Clinical…
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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…
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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…
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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 usually arise…
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It is a sad but common fact that unfortunately, as people become more elderly and frail, they tend to be less steady on their feet and fall more frequently. If unlucky, they can sustain nasty injuries – usually to their hip, shoulder or arm,…
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Rejected CHC Funding.
My Relative Has Been Rejected For Funding Because Their Needs Are “Stable And Predictable”
Following on from the previous blog, the NHS may seek to evade responsibility for paying care fees by suggesting that the…
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