Hospital sent dementia-stricken great-grandmother, 96, to care home 90 miles away from her family


A hospital has mistakenly sent a great-grandmother with dementia to a care home 90 miles away – instead of her granddaughter’s house in the next town.

The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in Shropshire discharged Doris Lord, 96, to the facility in Manchester rather than Victoria Lord-Fox’s place in nearby Newport.

The nonagenarian had been admitted to hospital with low sodium – which was swiftly fixed – but ended up spending over a month there after a series of failings.

During her stay she smashed…



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