Äldrenämnden+ FÖLJ95-year-old woman denied spot at a nursing home, is ”healthy”NEWS

The 95-year-old woman feels isolated and can not go up the stairs in her apartment block – but denied a place at a nursing home. The municipality and the administrative court considers that the 95-year-old is healthy.

A 95-year-old woman in Västerås, sweden have applied for a place in a retirement home . but the woman has been rejected both by the municipality and the administrative court, reports the VLT.

the Woman lives alone and has difficulty walking in stairs. This results in that she feels alone as she often gets Sekabet locked into his apartment, because that the woman’s residential building no lift.

Can take care of most things in everyday life for yourself

According to the newspaper considers the woman to her high age should be reason enough to stay at a particular accommodation, but the court will arrive at a different conclusion.

They have tried on äldrenämnden in Västerås, sweden has had reasons to deny the woman a place, and establishes in its decision that the board has it.

the Justification is that the woman, despite some physical disorders, nevertheless can take care of most things in everyday life itself. Therefore, considers the administrative court that the 95-year-old doesn’t have a ”sufficient care” for it not to be met in the home.