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It’s an information resource about NHS Continuing Healthcare funding in England.

If you (or a relative) need full time care and you have a certain level of savings/assets, you’ll probably be told to pay. But this is where mistakes are made. If you have health needs you should first be assessed for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding.

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Paying Unfair Top-Up Fees? Latest Developments Will Send Shockwaves To Care Homes

Top-up fees are back in the public domain again as the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is reported to have reached an agreement with Care UK to repay its residents more than £1m for unfairly charged top-up fees, in contravention…

Read this if your relative is about to be discharged into a care or nursing home

If your relative is about to be discharged from hospital to a care or nursing home or other care facility or is already residing in such a care setting then read on… Front page headline, Daily Telegraph 18/09/20: “Hospitals told to…

Confused? Read This Before You Start Your Retrospective Appeal for CHC Funding...

From 1st September 2020, the Government has instructed Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to restart their retrospective appeals. Retrospective appeals look at whether an individual was historically entitled to NHS Continuing Healthcare…

Don’t Miss Out On Funded Nursing Care!

Many people miss out on FNC – Funded Nursing Care – and yet it’s a tax-free, non means-tested benefit that is provided by the NHS for people living in a care home (registered to provide nursing care) or nursing home. FNC is a contribution…

Should you pay care fees if your NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding is refused or withdrawn?

We’re often asked this question, and it’s an area many people find confusing. We always advise people not to start paying care fees automatically, but to consider challenging what they’re told by the Continuing Healthcare assessors.…

Essential Preparation and Planning As CCGs Restart Assessments and Appeals From 01/09/2020

September 1st 2020 marks the date for the reintroduction of assessments, reviews and appeals for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC) which had been on hold for many months due to COVID restrictions and NHS key staff being redeployed…

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