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…

Appealing a negative MDT Assessment - our tips to avoid common mistakes

What are your options if your relative has been assessed by a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT Assessment) who recommended they were eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding, but the ICB has since rejected that recommendation, and refused…

Never count your chickens… Why MDT assessments are still a cause for concern!

If your relative has passed the initial Checklist stage and is awaiting their full assessment for NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC), they will be invited to a Multi-Disciplinary Team Meeting (MDT) which will consider their eligibility for…

Do you have Power of Attorney to look after a vulnerable relative?

Have you considered Power of Attorney so that you can care for your partner, spouse or an elderly relative not necessarily just in their advancing years, but at any time when they can’t do so for themselves? Who will make day-to-day…

Tears within Tiers: Part 2 - The stages of making an application for CHC Funding

There are a number of tiers, or stages, to go through when you are making/appealing a decision for Continuing Health Care Funding (CHC). Each one can cause tears! The tiers to success are in sequential order. In Tears within Tiers Part…

Tears within Tiers: Part 1 - The stages of making an application for CHC Funding

There are a number of tiers, or stages, to go through when you are making/appealing a decision for Continuing Health Care Funding (CHC). Each one can cause tears! Below are the various stages and the potential frustrations that you might…

CHECK to see if you are entitled to reclaim your care home fees?

Did you know that you may be able to reclaim your care home fees? Not many people know that they may have already paid care home fees unnecessarily over a long period, and may be entitled to a full refund, plus interest! If your relative…

Is your relative entitled to free NHS Funding for their care?

If you have a relative or friend going into care or already in care, then this article about Continuing Healthcare is for you! Too many people entering the care system have no idea that their significant care needs could be paid free…

2022 Year in Review

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