Monthly News July 2013 30 Jul 2013 Council-run care home failed to call ambulance for elderly stroke victim Care home workers failed to call an ambulance for a vulnerable elderly stroke victim for more than five hours, the Local Government Ombudsman has found. 26 Jul 2013 Council leaves Derbyshire woman waiting for two years for an answer Derbyshire County Council has taken more than two years to respond to a woman’s complaint, despite assuring the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) three times that it would investigate. 24 Jul 2013 Wiltshire Council apologises to woman over its handling of her homelessness case The Local Government Ombudsman has issued a report into Wiltshire Council’s handling of a homelessness case. 17 Jul 2013 Teenager was a victim of crime twice after Youth Offending Team failed to follow Victims' Code A vulnerable young man became a victim twice ― of the crime committed against him and also of the service he received from a youth offending team and his local council. 15 Jul 2013 2012-2013: A year of transformation for the LGO The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) has published its annual report and accounts for 2012- 2013. 12 Jul 2013 Bristol City Council denying people their right to appeal Bristol City Council has been failing in its legal duty to provide homeless people with the chance to appeal against its decisions not to house them, the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) has found. 12 Jul 2013 LGO welcomes Department of Health progress on improving learning disability standards – but highlights more failings The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) has welcomed an update report by the Department of Health (DH) on its progress towards improving care for people with learning disabilities, but is pointing out there is still more to be done.