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Hi

 

sorry but I am not allowed to post in Data protection so team please transfer anywhere you feel appropriate.

 

My question:

My father is currently in hospital with Alhzeimer… been there six months and been assessed as eligible for full NHS funding... but the team who find care homes are messing [changed - dx] us about I think because of the costs involved (they are not allowed to do that).

 

I have power of attorney on financial matters... I need to fully understand why they are stalling... can I issue a GDPR on behalf of my father iven my Power of Attorney??

 

ANY help is appreciated

 

thanks

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short ans is yes

and please stop swearing..


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Thanks dx... And sorry.. My swearing I usually manage to refrain from... It slipped out...

 

All I now need to do is find an address eithe

For the local clinical commissioning group

Or preferably the continuing health care team..

Or both

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might this thread be better suited to the NHS forum p'haps ??

 

the experts that know where this info might be could be there not in data protection forum?


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moved with updated thread title


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Couple of links for you:

 

NHS England CCG directory: https://www.england.nhs.uk/ccg-directory/

 

NHS Find Clinical Commissioning Group services: https://www.nhs.uk/Service-Search/Clinical-Commissioning-Group/LocationSearch/1


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I worked (non-clinician) in a mental health NHS trust for 25 years.

 

 

May I ask is there any particular reason why you are so keen to move your father out of NHS care into a care (or should it be nursing) home? Or is it the trust that wants him out?

 

 

Although I've had family experience of excellent homes, they are not all like that. On the balance of probability I would wager that NHS care would be better. (unfortunately there are poor NHS trusts out there too.)

 

 

If a home is found I would try to ensure you visit first and form your own opinion. My MiL wasn't in NHS care but was suffering from Lewy Body dementia and eventually had to go into a care home. My wife and her two brothers visited half a dozen homes before choosing one.

 

 

I know this thread is a couple of weeks old, but thought my experience might be helpful to the OP

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My issue was with the brokerage team not allowing dad to be discharged into the only wonderful care home I found out of the many poor and average ones I checked... After six months on a ward in a hospital and after a long letter of complaint they allowed him to be discharged into the home I selected... FINALLY

 

the ward staff were wonderful... They helped and supported us through a tough time...

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