"Completely let down by Leeds City Council (again) and North Leeds CCG"

About: Leeds / Leeds Social Services NHS Leeds North CCG

(as a carer),

After, what is in my opinion, failure to provide basic services for me as carer and my wife who suffers from dementia, Leeds City Council has failed to come up with a suitable care home package whilst my Wife languishes in a mental health ward - bed blocking at it's worse.

When they do talk figures they taught about a figure £150 per week less than North Yorks C. C. will provide for the same care home and nearly £200 per week than they will apply in Kirklees.

North Leeds CCG haven't come up with anything despite obligations under Section 117. I have had no meaningful direct contact from them. A request for Continuing Health Care was submitted and all they do is claim they haven't received it.

This is more than anyone suffering from or caring for a dementia sufferer should have to bear.

I am at the end of my patience.

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Responses

Response from Dominic Wyatt, Leeds City Council

Dear Completely letdown,

I am very sorry to hear of your frustration and for the delays that you have described. As you know, senior Health and Social Care Staff are working with you in order to facilitate a safe and appropriate discharge for your wife. We are fully committed to seeking a resolution.

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