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  • Appealing A CHC Funding Decision, Not To Grant Or To Withdraw Funding

    You may be looking to find information on appealing a CHC funding decision. This article looks into this subject and explores the various options available to you. Following an MDT, a recommendation will be made to the Clinical Commissioning Group with regard to eligibility for funding and the panel will decide whether to adopt that recommendation. Once a decision has […]
  • How to write an appeal for NHS Continuing Healthcare

    What to include in an NHS Continuing Healthcare appeal Tip no. 23 in our series of 27 top tips on NHS Continuing Healthcare If you’ve been told your relative is not eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare, you may be wondering what to do next. The NHS Continuing Healthcare team at the CCG should have provided you with the funding decision […]
  • Paying for care during an NHS Continuing Healthcare appeal

    Should you pay for care if Continuing Healthcare funding has been refused? This is a very common question from families, and one that families often need more information about. Let’s go back to basics for just a moment: The whole point of an NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment is to ascertain who is responsible for funding a person’s care, i.e. is […]
  • NHS Continuing Healthcare appeals – what to do first

    Making sense of NHS Continuing Healthcare appeals How to appeal against an initial decision by the NHS to refuse NHS Continuing Healthcare funding – how to start the NHS Continuing Healthcare appeals process… You may have had a Checklist assessment for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding, and you may also have had a full multidisciplinary team assessment (using what’s known as […]
  • Is it worth me appealing a Continuing Care funding decision?

    When NHS Continuing Healthcare is refused, families are often left wondering what to do. Many people ask us whether it’s worth appealing a Continuing Care funding decision, and this is one of the most frequent questions people ask us in enquiries. The short answer is: We can’t say – at least, not without looking in detail at your relative’s health […]
  • What to focus on in an NHS Continuing Healthcare appeal

    When you’re short of time and energy it helps to focus on specific aspects of an appeal Disputing the outcome of an Continuing Healthcare assessment can feel daunting, and so it helps to identify in advance what to focus on in an NHS Continuing Healthcare appeal. When you start to pull apart assessment notes and care notes and put together […]
  • How keeping a diary helps in a care funding application and appeal

    Your care funding application and appeal is much easier with the right notes to hand. When you’re acting on behalf of a relative who needs care – whether that care is full time or otherwise – there are so many things to think about. You’re probably visiting your relative regularly, making sure their care seems appropriate, resolving any problems, making sure […]
  • Should the NHS pay for care during an appeal? – Part 2

    In part 1  we looked at the legal position surrounding healthcare provision in the UK, and why it is inappropriate for the NHS to ask people to pay care fees during an appeal for NHS Continuing Healthcare. We now look at some of the practical things you can do first if you’ve been turned down for Continuing Care funding and […]
  • Should the NHS pay for care during an appeal? – Part 1

    We’re often asked who should pay for care when the NHS has refused to provide Continuing Care funding and the family is going through an appeal. It can help to have some key points to argue if you’re in this position and your relative is told to start paying care fees. The information we’ve included here has already helped families […]
  • What are the different stages of NHS Continuing Care assessment and appeal?

    If your relative needs to be assessed for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding, you may be wondering what the different stages of NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment and appeal are. If you have health needs/nursing care needs and you need full time care, you need an assessment for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding. If you’ve already had an assessment and been turned down […]