When are the Government going to fix CHC?

Boris Johnson said in his Economy Briefing on 30th June 2020: “We won’t wait to fix the problems of social care [which] every government has flunked for the last 30 years. We will end the injustice that some people have to sell their…
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Problems with care home records? Mind your language…

It is quite common for care home records to be in a jumbled and disorganised mess, containing incomplete and inaccurate information with lots of missing critical information. Good record keeping is essential for any resident in a care home…
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COVID: How Will Backlogs Impact on NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding?

Whilst care providers still have restrictions in place to deter visitors and protect their vulnerable residents, it is inevitable that in time, those restrictions will continue to ease slowly. Indeed, some care homes are already allowing non-essential…

PART 4 - Looking At The Four Key Indicators: Drafting Your Conclusions

Here’s a quick recap: 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…

PART 3 – Looking At The Four Key Indicators: Completing the Jigsaw

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 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…

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