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Dad deemed unfit to live alone is returned to his flat after fire

The family of a North Belfast man say they don’t know why their father, who suffers from dementia, has been allowed to live alone in his Ardoyne flat after being deemed unfit to care for himself last year. Tommy Inglis was moved back in the Flax Street flat in April after spending seven months at the Owenvale Court care home in West Belfast after being told he was unable to care for himself.

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Doubts over Owenvale

A WEST Belfast residential care home faces de-registration following concerns raised about its standard of care. The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) said it had identified a number of concerns about the St John of God Association’s running of Owenvale Court Residential Care Home on the Springfield Road, which provides care to elderly patients.

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