Articles

  • Savings thresholds

    February 8, 2011

    Long term care means testing – savings & capital thresholds Means testing is relevant only if your care needs...

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  • Already in a care home?

    February 7, 2011

    If you have health needs, when you first go into a care home you should be assessed by the...

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  • CHC case study no. 2

    January 18, 2011

    Success in securing NHS Funded Continuing Healthcare Continuing Care Case Study no. 2 This timeline shows the dates and...

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  • CHC case study no. 1

    January 18, 2011

    Success in securing NHS Funded Continuing Healthcare Continuing Care Case Study no. 1 This timeline shows the dates and...

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  • Case studies – NHS Continuing Healthcare

    January 18, 2011

    The criteria that determines who is ‘eligible’ for NHS Continuing Healthcare are open to interpretation by NHS health needs...

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  • Landmark legal cases

    January 18, 2011

    The Coughlan case and Grogan case – and NHS Continuing Healthcare Many families have challenged the NHS on decisions...

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  • Going into a care home

    January 18, 2011

    Moving into a care home is a big step, not just for the person going into care but for...

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  • NHS Continuing Healthcare

    January 18, 2011

    NHS Continuing Care is funding provided by the NHS for people in full time care It’s for people who...

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  • Social Services

    January 18, 2011

    Social Services’ care policy The first question anyone in authority asks you should be about your health needs, not...

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  • Elderly people – abandoned by the state

    October 17, 2010

    Valuing elderly people in care Successive UK governments seem to put elderly people into the category of ‘no economic...

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