Ombudsmen find level of care unacceptable


Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

In a joint report published in late March, the Local Government Ombudsman and Health Service Ombudsman have found the level of care provided by Buckinghamshire County Council and Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Mental Health Partnership Trust, for a man with a severe learning disability, to be unacceptable.

The Ombudsmen found a number of significant failings relating to the level of care the man received, including the fact that the man’s care needs were never properly assessed. As a result of these failings the man and his family experienced acute a





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