"Dad never stood a chance", says daughter of stroke victim

A woman from Cardiff whose father died after suffering a stroke says social services failed to contact him for three days.

Richard Fisher had carers every day, but when he didn't answer the door she says they left. He'd suffered a stroke and died a few days later.

"I just don't understand why these people never ever phoned me. As soon as those carers walked away from that door my father didn't stand a chance" she said.

Cardiff Council says it takes social welfare "very seriously" and that it has "commissioned an independent investigator to look into this matter"


'Social services failed my father'

Kelly Fisher says carers visiting her father's home took three days to raise the alarm when he didn't answer the door.