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NHS Continuing Healthcare: why it's important to have a coordinator

... NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS, CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUPS Claiming NHS Continuing Healthcare in the ... is an uphill struggle. Our expert Roger Burgess explains why it's so important to ensure an ... coordinator is appointed. Before you begin Find out more about NHS Continuing Healthcare and why your ...

How to appeal against a NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment

... the assessment process has been completed your parent's Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) should tell them ... verbally and in writing what decision has been reached. Typically this will be within two weeks ... your parent's referral. Whatever the outcome of the assessment the decision is not necessarily permanent and ...

Why do I need to know about Personal Health Budgets now?

... they can contact their GP, their local Clinical Commissioning Group or their local Continuing Health Care ... . How much will the budget be? The amount of money your parent receives will depend ... their health and wellbeing needs and the goals that they hope to achieve, such as " ...

What is NHS Continuing Healthcare?

... ensure their case is duly considered by their Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). What's involved ... an assessment? To determine whether your parent is eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare their CCG will ... their needs. Your parent's consent and their views, along with yours (and their carer's ...

Will the "Friends and Family Test" make a difference to hospital care?

... or family being treated at the hospitals or clinics where they work. Undaunted, the Department ... even the government-appointed body, the Care Quality Commission, that looked at this question back in ... needs good communication between a great number of groups inpatient wards, outpatient departments, consultants, ...

Carers support groups, can they help?

... Carers support groups, can they help? carer, relationships, communication, cancer, workload, balance Adrienne Gruberg, Founder of US site The Caregiver Space, talks about how she cared for her late husband and mother-in-law and shares how support groups helped her cope ...

How can we tell if a parent has Alzheimer's disease? Part 2

... centres across the world which are taking part in final phase of clinical trials for these new drugs.Drug trialsFinal or phase 3 clinical trials are ... , who works with Re:Cognition Health, explains the goal of the group: "We want Alzheimer's to be like HIV. Thanks to ...

How online pharmacies can help in elder healthcare

... . This article is provided by Doctor Fox, an online medical clinic and pharmacy registered with the Care Quality Commission. Sometimes bad weather ... health issues can make it hard for an older person to venture out to the shops. And as time goes on, mobility can ...

NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 2

... . Step 2: Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) recommendation The Care Commissioning Group (CCG) should now implement a Multidisciplinary (MDT) ... . The date, place and time of this meeting should be notified to the patient and/or their representatives in plenty of time ...

Will I inherit mum's Alzheimer's?

... London) noted that the "middle-aged worried well" are swamping clinics set up to diagnose dementia. The article also reported that the ... this over and over again when talking to clients or running support groups and this worry makes it even harder in a complicated area- ...