1st July

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…
3 tricks to watch out for

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…
Glossary

THE ABC OF CHC

If you’re new to the arena of NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC) this article will help you navigate some common terms and issues that you may face along the way to claiming free NHS funded care for you or a relative. A ADVOCACY You…
recover care fees

How To Recover Care Fees After A Successful Retrospective Review

This blog looks at various issues arising out of a successful retrospective claim for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding and how to recover care fees or how to get paid. A claim for a retrospective review can be made whether the individual…
Decision Support Tool - Continence

Get Help Breaking Down the Decision Support Tool: Continence

This series takes a detailed look at the domains of the Decision Support Tool. This week we examine the descriptors in the Continence domain to help you assess your or your relative’s “level of need” in this important domain. Don’t…
Assessments for NHS Continuing Care Funding

Are Dementia Patients Missing Out On Proper Assessments for NHS Continuing Care Funding?

How many families with a relative living with Dementia know that they could possibly have all their care paid for in full, free of charge by the NHS? We doubt there are many. The number of assessments for NHS Continuing Care Funding is particularly…
Decision Support Tool - Nutrition

Get Help Breaking Down the Decision Support Tool: Nutrition Part 2

This series takes a detailed look at the domains of the Decision Support Tool. This week we examine the 'High' and 'Severe' descriptors in the Nutrition domain to help you assess your or your relative’s “level of need” in this important…

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