Dementia patients overcharged

Thousands of dementia patients may have been overcharged for care they should have been entitled to free on the NHS.

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Family overpays £90,000 for dementia care

A health trust in Lancashire's had to pay £90,000 after wrongly assessing a dementia patient. Local health trusts assess people according to their needs, if they're mainly medical, the NHS pays. If not, individual and their family foot the bill and it often ends up in the family home being sold.

That's what happened to Ada Whittaker's family after she was diagnosed. Ashley Derricott has her story:

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