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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 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 ...

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 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 ...

Hearing service cuts in the NHS

... Hearing service cuts in the NHS Hearing loss, deafness, NHS, hearing aid, hearing test, audiology Are you starting to wonder when that appointment for the NHS audiologist is ever going to come through for your parent? Are you puzzled that they have a ...

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 ...

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

... Why do I need to know about Personal Health Budgets now? nhs, eldercare, social care, money, finance From April 2014 people who qualify for fully-funded NHS Continuing Health Care have the right to ask for a Personal Health Budget. As with so many ...

How to cope when you're a whistleblower

... How to cope when you're a whistleblower guilt, whistleblower, advice, balance, NHS, Dear Lesley,How do people cope if they've been the family whistle-blower, trying to report abuse of elderly parents by close relatives?9 years ago I warned both the ...