Articles

  • Welfare Reform Bill 2011 – changes to benefits

    February 22, 2011

    Explore how the proposed welfare reforms could affect you The coalition government has published its Welfare Reform Bill, which...

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  • UK hospitals – neglect in elderly care

    February 22, 2011

    A recent report by the Health Service Ombudsman, Ann Abraham, details the appalling and shameful neglect of elderly patients...

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  • Nutrition and healthcare – when will doctors catch up?

    February 17, 2011

    Nutrition and health – eat well to be well American gynaecologist and obstetrician, Dr Preston Maring, took the unusual...

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  • Savings thresholds

    February 8, 2011

    Long term care means testing – savings & capital thresholds Means testing is relevant only if your care needs...

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  • Already in a care home?

    February 7, 2011

    If you have health needs, when you first go into a care home you should be assessed by the...

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  • CHC case study no. 2

    January 18, 2011

    Success in securing NHS Funded Continuing Healthcare Continuing Care Case Study no. 2 This timeline shows the dates and...

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  • CHC case study no. 1

    January 18, 2011

    Success in securing NHS Funded Continuing Healthcare Continuing Care Case Study no. 1 This timeline shows the dates and...

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  • Case studies – NHS Continuing Healthcare

    January 18, 2011

    The criteria that determines who is ‘eligible’ for NHS Continuing Healthcare are open to interpretation by NHS health needs...

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  • Landmark legal cases

    January 18, 2011

    The Coughlan case and Grogan case – and NHS Continuing Healthcare Many families have challenged the NHS on decisions...

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  • Going into a care home

    January 18, 2011

    Moving into a care home is a big step, not just for the person going into care but for...

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