Council ‘unable’ to fund care package for man to leave hospital

by | Nov 7, 2016 | Finance, Health, News, Social Care

A man who was left with severe injuries after falling from a roof has been told he cannot return home from a specialist hospital unit because a council is “unable and unwilling” to fund the 24-hour care package needed to ensure his safety.

The 32-year-old man’s care costs would rise from £3,000 per week to just under £9,000 per week if he moved home from the unit, the Court of Protection heard. To read the full article: Community Care