Vital information about paying for care

Vital Information About Paying For Care

Vital information about paying for care. Many Thousands Of People Every Year Are Wrongly Paying For Long-Term Care What do the following statements have in common? "Mum's got a house, so she'll have to pay for care for the moment." …
5 common myths about Continuing Healthcare Funding

5 Myths About Continuing Healthcare Funding

Here are 5 common myths about Continuing Healthcare Funding: 1. ‘I have been told that You have to be at death’s door to receive it’ We wish we had a pound for every time someone has said this to us! It is not true that you have…
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Are You Missing Out On Your Entitlement To Care At Home? The Gunter Case

Have you heard about the Gunter Case? Getting the NHS to pay for care in a residential or nursing home is difficult enough, but those wishing to stay in their own homes following an award of CHC funding face an even greater struggle. Because…
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Why is CHC always overlooked? Help spread the word…

We often hear radio chat shows where callers are invited to talk about the cost of care in a care home, how expensive it is and their experiences of placing a relative into care. There is usually plenty of discussion about social care funding…
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Do you know the difference between the National Framework and the Standing Rules?

Care to be Different are here to answer your questions! We are always happy to receive requests for articles from our insightful readers. This week, we take a look at how the Continuing Healthcare National Framework interacts with the law,…
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Why 31st March 2021 Is A Date To Look Out For?

Is your relative getting their entitlement to 6 weeks' FREE funded care? “A couple of weeks ago my Mum was discharged from hospital to a care home. At no time did anybody mention the 6 weeks' free care. Is it too late to claim it back…
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Have you been coerced into paying unlawful care home top-up fees?

‘Bill Jones’ has been a resident in a care home for several years and has now become eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding. That is great news. Having sold his home to pay for his care out of private means at £1,500 per week,…
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Part 3: Pamela Coughlan - Ancillary and Incidental to the Provision of Accommodation

Pamela Coughlan - This series of blogs takes a closer look at the Coughlan judgment, its implications for long-term care in the community and how an understanding of the clinical facts of the case can assist you in your fight for CHC funding.…
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Part 2. Pamela Coughlan - Needs of a “wholly different category”

Pamela Coughlan - This series of blogs takes a closer look at the Coughlan judgment, its implications for long-term care in the community and how an understanding of the clinical facts of the case can assist you in your fight for CHC Funding.…

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