Revealed: plan to stop nursing homes ‘cherrypicking’ patients
There have been repeated complaints that some private nursing homes in the so-called fair deal scheme are turning away older people
Minister of State for Older People Jim Daly has developed a new plan to stop nursing homes from cherrypicking patients based on the level of care they need.
There have been repeated complaints that some private nursing homes in the so-called fair deal scheme are turning away older people who need more time-consuming high-dependency care. As a result, these older people usually have to be accommodated in state nursing homes instead.
But Daly is now...
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