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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NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding Is Not Just For The Elderly!

We tend to think that NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding applies more to the older generation where the elderly and infirm in our community have healthcare needs; whether through natural ageing or the onset of a specific chronic and challenging…
Decision Support Tool - Nutrition

Get Help Breaking Down the Decision Support Tool: Nutrition 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 Nutrition domain and help you to assess your or your relative’s “level of need” in this important…
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10 Tips About Care Fees You May Not Know

Blog updated 12/05/21: various links have been updated and the article has been fact checked for changes that have occurred in the CHC system. If you're involved with your relative's care, you've almost certainly spoken to someone in health…
Decision Support Tool - Breathing

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

This series takes a detailed look at the domains of the Decision Support Tool (DST). This week we continue our examination of the Breathing domain, analysing the descriptors for a 'High', 'Severe' and 'Priority' level of need. Don’t…
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Get Help Breaking Down the Decision Support Tool: Breathing Part 1

This series takes a detailed look at the domains of the Decision Support Tool ('DST'). This week we examine the first three descriptors in the Breathing domain and help you to assess your or your relative’s “level of need” in this…

Getting Started: Some Frequently Asked Questions About NHS Continuing Healthcare

NHS Continuing Healthcare – Frequently Asked Questions If you’re new to NHS Continuing Healthcare and are looking for advice on care funding, read these NHS Continuing Healthcare FAQs first. The information could save you paying for…
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Get Help Breaking Down The Decision Support Tool: An Overview

This series of blogs will take an in-depth look at the Decision Support Tool (DST) and its function in the assessment process. By breaking the DST down and considering each of the domains and associated descriptors in detail, we will help…

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