Care To Be Different shows you:
- what’s right and what’s not when it comes to care fees in England
- how to apply for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding – and appeal decisions that deny funding
- what to look out for in NHS Continuing Healthcare assessments and how to fight your relative’s corner
- how to ensure your elderly relative gets properly assessed for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding after being discharged from hospital
…and much, much more. It means you have the best chance to secure the care funding your relative may be entitled to, and to protect their money and their home.
Get informed – read as much as possible
Information about what should actually happen in NHS Continuing Healthcare assessments is not always easy to find. Families report that it is often hard to know which way to turn when someone needs care – and many people feel that the system is designed to stop people accessing the care funding they’re entitled to.
The information on this website is based on the extensive research into the care funding system in the England carried out by Care To Be Different – and also the personal experience of hundreds of families who have contributed to this site through their comments and by sharing their experiences.
Read these first – NHS Continuing Healthcare advice:
Additional articles to help you get started
What is NHS Continuing Healthcare?
Knowing Who’s Who in the Continuing Healthcare arena
Things You Need To Check Before Your Relative Is Discharged From Hospital
Part 1. Explaining The Vital Difference Between Social Needs vs Healthcare Needs
How To Fast Track The Continuing Healthcare Funding Process
Understanding the Checklist Assessment
What is Funded Nursing Care?
How relevant is the Coughlan Decision Today?
What is the Grogan case?
Vital information if you’re being discharged from hospital
Lasting Powers of Attorney – why they’re so vital
Social care means test thresholds for savings and assets
Preparing for the Multi-Disciplinary Team Assessment
NHS Continuing Healthcare appeals – what to do first
Confused? Read This Before You Start Your Retrospective Appeal for CHC Funding…
What Evidence Do I Need To Prove My Claim For Past Care Fees Paid?