Anger at "nightmare" care for elderly

The NHS's Continuing Care scheme for long-term patients with serious health problems has been criticised after it emerged that some councils do not follow guidelines when deciding who should receive it. Mark Wadham has struggled to get funding for his mother who is in a care home.

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Elderly Care Funding

ITV News have obtained figures showing that NHS Continuing Care funding for the oldest and sickest patients varies between councils.