Council will pay £600 to dementia sufferer’s daughter over unclear care home costs

15 March 2018 – Lincolnite

Lincolnshire County Council has to pay £600 to the daughter of a man suffering from dementia and physical disabilities after an investigation found that the authority had not been clear on care home costs.

A report from the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman said that the council failed to offer the family a choice of care home for their father which did not require a ‘top-up’ fee, and had not intervened when he was threatened with eviction.

The Ombudsman acted after it received a complaint from the man’s daughter.

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