PART 2 – Looking At The 4 Key Indicators: Gathering pieces of evidence

In Part 1- Looking At The 4 Key Indicators: Unlocking the basics, we gave an outline introduction to the 4 Key Indicators, what they are, and how they are considered by the Multi-Disciplinary Team’s assessment process when completing their…

PART 1 - Looking At The 4 Key Indicators: Unlocking the Basics

In response to requests for more information about the 4 Key Indicators, we are developing a series of blogs aimed at addressing some of the important issues you need to know. Background Introduction In order to meet the eligibility criteria…

Using the ‘Well-Managed Need’ Principle To Your Advantage

We are often asked “what is the ‘well-managed need’ principle?” This remains a difficult and highly controversial topic that is generally misunderstood and misapplied by both Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and families alike.…

Is your relative waiting for a review of their CHC care package?

It will not come as a surprise to learn that most NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are generally understaffed and under-resourced, and so have to look externally to recruitment agencies and pay for additional resources. One such area…

COVID-19 - The Impact on NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (‘CHC’) and How The Current Changes Will Affect You!

With the unprecedented onset of coronavirus pandemic, the Government has recently had to introduce some immediate measures to be able to cope with the dramatic influx of hospital admissions and the need for prompt and efficient discharge. NHS…

An exclusive Q & A interview with an IRP Chair - a rare insight into conducting your appeal and knowing what to expect on the day.

Has your relative’s claim for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC) been rejected by the Clinical Commissioning Group at a Local Resolution Panel? If so, you only have 6 months to prepare your case for a final appeal at an Independent Review…

Part 2 - Explaining The Vital Difference Between Social Needs vs Healthcare Needs

Before you read this blog, we recommend that you read, “Part 1. Explaining The Vital Difference Between Social Needs and Healthcare Needs.” There are a number of different tools available to measure frailty in the elderly, including the…

Part 1. Explaining The Vital Difference Between Social Needs vs Healthcare Needs

If your relative has a pending assessment or review for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding, then you must read this article. Many families undergoing an assessment to see whether their spouse or relative is eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare…

NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding Put On Hold

With the outbreak of coronavirus it is not surprising that assessments and appeals for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding are being put on hold, and those Clinical Commissioning Groups which are still operating in this area are likely to stop…

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