This is Dr. David
you are in the UN, so there is national free healthcare through the NHS
nursing care in the home is another matter.
the NHS can usually send nurses to visit possibly once a week or once every other week.
but 24 hour care at home can be quite an expensive cost.
some patients who need full time care would be better at a nursing home.
these are called care homes or residential homes.
I understand that care is free in care homes for patients with Parkinsons Disease
yes, that is the case.
are you looking for a care home for a family member?
My father is currently in a care home and paying £650 per week but this is now looking like it will become permanent
I would contact the care home and see if they can perform an assessment for him
and financial review and see if they can get him covered 100%
You can also ask for an assessment for the person you look after by talking to a health or social care professional working with them or the NHS continuing healthcare coordinator at the primary care trust. You can find out the name of your local co-ordinator by asking your GP, contacting your local Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS), or contacting your Clinical Commissioning Group directly.
Yes he will be assessed but I read in the press recently that persons with latter stages of Parkinsons should get free care
yes, I agree.
he should be getting comprehensive care for his condition.
good luck to you and him.
I hope it goes well
let me know if you have other questions.
why did you rate poor service?