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What is NHS Continuing Healthcare?

... What is NHS Continuing Healthcare? NHS, ELDERCARE, SOCIAL CARE, MONEY, FINANCE, As our parent's get older their healthcare needs can change considerably. With complicated health conditions comes lengthy NHS and local authority assessments that can leave both you and your parent in ...

The 10 biggest myths about NHS Continuing Healthcare funding

... The 10 biggest myths about NHS Continuing Healthcare funding NHS, eldercare, social care, care fees Angela Sherman, Director of Care To Be Different an online information resource about NHS Continuing Healthcare funding, debunks common mistruths about NHS Continuing Healthcare funding. Are you sorting ...

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

... 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 UK is an uphill struggle. Our expert Roger Burgess explains why it's so important to ensure an independent coordinator is ...

How to appeal against a NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment

... How to appeal against a NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment social care, nhs, eldercare, care fees, While we trust that the NHS will professionally and comprehensively assess our parent's healthcare needs, when it comes to deciding whether they qualify for NHS Continuing Healthcare it may ...

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

... NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 2 NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS Following his discussion of who can claim NHS Continuing Healthcare funding in part 1 of this article, independent adviser Roger Burgess explains the steps that applicants will go through ...

NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 1

... NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 1 NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS People with a "primary health need" could be eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare financial support but it's not a service that's widely advertised. Independent adviser Roger D ...

Hospital discharge and getting the right services in place

... Hospital discharge and getting the right services in place HOSPITAL, NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, PHYSIOTHERAPY, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, ELDERCARE We often see stories in the media about older people being discharged from hospital without enough care to support them at home. Aleisha White, an independent ...

How online pharmacies can help in elder healthcare

... How online pharmacies can help in elder healthcare Health, Pharmacy, NHS, Eldercare, Patient care, Advertorial If it's difficult for your older friends or family to get out of the house then using an online pharmacy for certain medications and to fulfil prescriptions can be ...

Walking the hospital corridors in dad's shoes

... Walking the hospital corridors in dad's shoes relationships, heart surgery, healthcare, story, This week's storyteller has chosen to be anonymous.Our storyteller talks about their experience of life as a hospital in-patient and shares how they came to appreciate their dad's perspective after seeing behind the ...

Can an Admiral Nurse help in dementia care?

... continue to do so today. But what do they actually do? What's within their remit and when do we need carers or other healthcare professionals to step in? We share an insight into the work they do. What training does an Admiral Nurse have? All ...