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Coroner calls for lessons to be learned following Norfolk man’s death

 

Coroner calls for lessons to be learned following Norfolk man’s death in ‘horrific’ circumstances

By PETER WALSH Thursday, June 30, 2011

 10.07 AM

A coroner has demanded lessons be learned after social services failed to check on an 82-year-old man with Parkinson’s disease who was then found dead in “horrific” circumstances.

Social services staff were supposed to check on Kenneth Mills four times a day, but they failed to do so and his son faced the “terrible trauma” of finding his father dead and his frail mother lying in her own urine next to him.

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