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section 3 and 117

spree

Registered User
Jun 25, 2014
33
north wales
hi every one I need some advice, my husband is a patient in hospital under section 3 of the mental health act and it has been decided that he will not come home because of his and others safty, he went to one home but was sent back to hospital because the could not cope with him, so they say he needs e.m.i. nursing a home has been found but it is expencive and they now say they cannot fully fund him to level he needs of care any help and advice would be welcome . thank you all shirley
 

nitram

Registered User
Apr 6, 2011
19,932
North Manchester
The LA /NHS will just have to pay.

Be careful because the Care Act now allows LAs to charge a top up for a S117 placement if, and only if, the person has a preference for a particular home not suggested by the LA.

Don't sign anything.

Have a read through >>>THIS<<<
 
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spree

Registered User
Jun 25, 2014
33
north wales
The LA /NHS will just have to pay.

Be careful because the Care Act now allows LAs to charge a top up for a S117 placement if, and only if, the person has a preference for a particular home not suggested by the LA.

Don't sign anything.

Have a read through >>>THIS<<<
thank you for your help shirley