Thursday 20 July 2017

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

John Drennan

John Drennan

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.

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


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