Understanding The Checklist Assessment

This article is based on an older blog which has been updated to help you. We’ve had a lot of new enquirers recently asking how to get the CHC process started... If your relative has a ’primary health need’ i.e. the main purpose…
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Skin Integrity: Beware the Danger of Pressure ulcers!

If your relative is immobile, or remains in a sitting or lying position for prolonged periods of time, PLEASE make sure that their skin integrity is  regularly assessed for pressure damage! We hear too many sad stories of vulnerable…

Taking responsibility: Joint Packages of Care

After a full assessment for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC), it is the Multi-Disciplinary Team’s role to make a recommendation to the NHS Integrated Care Board (ICB) as to whether or not an individual has a ‘Primary Healthcare…

Warning: Falling at a care home. Prevention is better than cure!

Care home falls are one of the biggest fears and risk factors for fragile and elderly residents. When you place a spouse or relative into a care home, you rely on the care home’s integrity and professionalism to look after your loved one…

How to use the Fast Track Pathway to get immediate Continuing Healthcare Funding within 48 hours!

Not many people know that they can avoid delays and shortcut the standard NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC) assessment process by applying for immediate NHS funding using the Fast Track Process. Blog updated 23/03/23: Information…

Establishing A Primary Health Care Need

In order to qualify for NHS Continuing Health Care Funding (CHC) – free NHS-funded care - you need to establish that you have a ‘Primary Health Care Need’ (PHCN). There is no legal definition of what a PHCN is. But, if the care…

Getting started with CHC? How does the CHECKLIST work?

If you have a friend, patient, client or relative with complex or challenging healthcare needs, they may be eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC) - free funded care provided by the NHS to pay for all their assessed healthcare…
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Read this if your relative is about to be discharged from hospital into care…

Is your relative about to be discharged from hospital into care? In this article we take a look back over the last 10 years to see how the NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) process upon discharge from hospital has changed, and how it can…

Retrospective claims for CHC Funding - are you getting reimbursed the right amount?

Retrospective claims for CHC Funding - Claim back monies already paid. NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC) is free funded care paid by the NHS for individuals who have a ‘primary health need’. If you meet the CHC assessment criteria…

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