Maintenance of Care Errors & Delays in Treatment

District nurses have a very important role in providing primary care to patients or loved ones in their own home, care homes or clinics. As well as providing direct care, district nurses also have a teaching role; teaching patients to care for themselves and family member’s to care for relatives. Regretfully errors may arise regarding the maintenance of a patient or loved ones care. Maintenance of care errors may arise due to poor sanitation, nutrition and medical treatment.

Types of Maintenance of Care Complaints & Delays in Treatment

In instances where the level of maintenance of care falls below the expected standard, patients or loved ones may be at risk of suffering from extended periods of pain and suffering. Examples of such errors may include:  

  • Sanitation errors and delays
  • Mismanagement of medical prescriptions and medical treatment
  • Delays & errors in carrying out risk assessments
  • Failures in providing accurate care for high risk patients such as diabetics, immobile patients and the elderly
  • Failure to provide wound care including dressing of pressure sores
  • Errors due to inconsistent treatment
  • And other maintenance of care errors 

Our dedicated teams at can provide free support and guidance from specialist medical negligence solicitors and medical advisors. can inform you of the relevant complaints departments and guide you through their complaints procedures. Our specialist teams of medical negligence solicitors and barristers can also assist you in making a medical negligence claim if your circumstances suggest you are entitled to do so.

How do I make a complaint? can place you in touch with a variety of different organisations who can assist you in making a complaint regarding NHS or private treatment. Whether you or a loved one has experienced inefficient or ineffective treatment, or have suffered misdiagnosis errors or treatment delays, part of our service involves a free review undertaken by us. This free review will help you to understand where you stand and to make an informed decision. This free review can also explain if you are eligible for legal assistance in order to make a potential claim for medical mistreatment and negligence.

What If I am Entitled to Legal Advice? can place you in touch with different practitioner organisations should you want to make a complaint. However, given the different timeframes that a complaint can sometimes involve, by contacting us you can not only obtain a free complaints guide but also obtain free initial advice about whether you can make a possible legal claim under a no win no fee basis in order to obtain answers and possible compensation.

Is there A Cost?

Placing a call with us involves no cost to you. We can provide both free advice about your initial complaint and a free guide about the different ways you can make a complaint at the treatment you experienced. Additionally, we can provide free initial legal advice about how to get answers and make a possible compensation claim. Whether a claim is to assist you in obtaining answers, getting to the truth of what happened or to obtain compensation, may be able to assist.

About our Medical Complaints Team

By getting in touch with the experienced team at we can provide specific, tailored advice about the options available to you. These options can involve not just making a complaint but also initial free legal advice and a free claims assessment if the facts of your enquiry entitle you to do so.

Unsure If You Are Entitled To Make A Complaint?

Before you decide to make a complaint, our dedicated complaints department will under no obligation advise you on the relevant complaints procedures that are available to you.