'Dementia patients will have to move after Redbridge CCG end contract at only specialist home in the borough'
The Ilford Recorder attended and reported on the Redbridge CCG Governing Body meeting at the end of November where the board voted to end the block contract with Care UK which 'delivers care to challenging dementia patients at Meadow Court, Goodmayes'.
"Susan Winch-Furness, whose husband has lived there for six years, said it was an “absolute tragedy” that the CCG is allowing the closure of such a vital home.
"She is also disappointed that not one member of the panel answered her questions at the meeting.I had hoped that with your insight into health problems, you would have realised that this home is needed so much,” she said to the CCG.
Jon Abrams of One Place East, said "the CCG demonstrated a lack of respect and compassion towards carers. The board refused to engage with them and ignored many of the pertinent questions about quality of care, health outcomes following relocation, and the standard of local care homes,”
You can read the full report here