Tuesday 24 January 2017

John Drennan: Families hit with 'dubious' extra charges by care homes

Published 14/11/2010 | 05:00

Less than a year after the 'Fair Deal' was agreed for inmates, some private nursing homes are already engaged in a concerted attempt to breach its terms and conditions by adding unsanctioned "extras" to the bills of frail patients.

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Under the Fair Deal, private nursing home patients are entitled to a specific range of legally determined services.

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