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Channel 4 News Spotlights The Complexities And Frustrations Of Claiming NHS CHC Funding

There was an excellent item featured on Channel 4 News on 11th October 2021, which highlighted the shortcomings of the complex NHS Continuing Healthcare process (‘CHC’). In case you missed it, here’s our transcript of the programme…

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation! Never Take MDT Outcomes For Granted

Preparing for an MDT. We have received many comments on our Facebook page recently following a post by a contributor who said that her mum is soon to be assessed for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding (known colloquially as CHC). She goes…
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Get Help Breaking Down the Decision Support Tool: Mobility, Part 2

This series takes a detailed look at the domains of the Decision Support Tool. This week we examine the second two descriptors in the Mobility domain, to help you assess your or your relative’s “level of need” in this important domain. Don’t…
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Get Help Breaking Down the Decision Support Tool: Mobility, Part 1

This series takes a detailed look at the domains of the Decision Support Tool. This week we examine the first three descriptors in the Mobility domain, to help you assess your or your relative’s “level of need” in this important domain. Don’t…
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Get Help Breaking Down the Decision Support Tool: Skin (including tissue viability), Part 2

This series takes a detailed look at the domains of the Decision Support Tool. This week we examine the second two descriptors in the Skin domain, to help you assess your or your relative’s “level of need” in this important domain. Don’t…
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Why aren’t you getting free NHS care?

Did you know that if you have been discharged from hospital after 1st September 2020 you may be entitled to free NHS care? When did the funding scheme start? From 1st September 2020, the Government introduced a national emergency discharge…
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Retrospective claims – 3 New Tricks To Watch Out For!

We recognise that NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have to make great savings in their annual budgets, but we have come across 3 scenarios recently that we just had to bring to your attention as CCGs seek more inventive ways to evade…

Read This Before You Needlessly Sell Your Home To Pay For Care!

Don't sell your home to pay for care, you may be eligible for NHS funding. “Funding for care homes is 'wrongly denied' to thousands... AT LEAST 15,000 sick and elderly Britons have been wrongly denied state funding for care home…

Get Help Breaking Down the Decision Support Tool: Skin (including tissue viability), Part 1

This series takes a detailed look at the domains of the Decision Support Tool. This week we examine the first three descriptors in the Skin domain, to help you assess your or your relative’s “level of need” in this important domain. Don’t…

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