As Reginald’s heath started to rapidly decline, his daughter Jeanette found herself with more and more care responsibilities.
Reginald had no savings or benefits, so had to pay for a professional carer out of his own pocket. Because of his deteriorating condition, he soon needed more frequent visits than he could afford.
“Dad was paying for care himself, and often wouldn’t put the heating on or would buy out of date food because he couldn’t afford it. His lodge Almoner visited and recommended the MCF, and together we put together an application for support.