Category: Caring for older people

Former head of the nuclear deterrent aiming for £5bn lawsuit to force NHS to meet lawful obligation to fund continuing health care.  

If a physical condition is the reason you need care, whether in your own home or in a care home, the NHS has a fund to pay for it. It’s called Continuing Healthcare. But they have refused, in tens of thousands of cases. Now the former head of the UK’s Nuclear Deterrent Programme aims to launch a $5bn lawsuit to make them pay, and refund those they refused.

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Doing cartwheels with the truth

Keeping frail elderly residents safe from Covid is not abuse and cruelty, as a national newspaper claims. Care homes are going many extra miles to keep them happy and occupied.

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