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Is it a private firm or a Local Authority please?
It's a private nursing home, registered with the CQC
What does the contract say about termination please?
We don't think we ever signed a contract. She went to the home direct from hospital.
Its bad news I am afraid - this type of matter is subject to contract law.
This means any termination is dealt with in accordance with the contract
If there is no contract and I assume you are self funding, then sadly they can terminate.
This is because the Human Rights Act does not apply to care homes which are private.
Even if there is a contract then it could be terminated as per any termination clause in that contract.
You could of course try complaining to the CQC
Wow! That's amazing about the Human Rights Act!
Yes, Human Rights Act only applies to a public body - these are not
I am sorry if this is not the answer you wanted and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
But try the CQC
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Only regarding our daughter - as a registered nurse, is she entitled to question clinical care?
That I don't know sadly.
Okay. Thanks for your help.
Can I clarify anything else?
I don't think so. Thank you.
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