‘Care home closures like something from a horror film – it’s a living nightmare’ – Lucy Thornton – Daily Mirror

Feb 18, 2022 | In Print

According to data, 56% of hospital patients fit for discharge cannot leave because there is no social care in place for them. On an average day, 12,168 patients remained in hospital who no longer met the criteria to be there.

Every day devoted Don Hurst, 87, carries his ancient Sony CD player into his wife’s care home to “have a little sing and a dance” with his beloved Winnie. They met in a dance hall 64 years ago and had not spent a night apart until former nurse Winnie, 80, had to move into a care home 22 months ago. ………….. Please click here to read the full article



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