LETTER: There's not enough care for our disabled
WHILE I recently underwent knee replacement surgery, my disabled wife was in the care of the services of a care agency.
On the first morning of her care she was placed into a wheelchair by a mechanical hoist for her normal daily activities.
Her wheelchair had a mechanical malfunction and she requested that she be placed into an alternative wheelchair.
This was refused, so she was left marooned in front of her bedside table in a wheelchair that could not be moved for six hours with only a drink bottle of water.
She missed breakfast, her morning tablets and lunch and she could not access toilet facilities.
If a dog was treated with such cruelty the culprit would be brought to the wrath of the justice system, but apparently cruelty to the disabled seems to be okay.