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Rejected CHC Funding Because Needs Are Stable And Predictable

June 9, 2018

Rejected CHC Funding. My Relative Has Been Rejected For Funding Because Their Needs Are “Stable And Predictable” Following on from the previous blog, the NHS may seek to evade responsibility for paying care fees by suggesting that the patient’s needs … Continue reading

Am I Eligible For CHC Funding If My Relatives Needs Are Well Managed?

June 1, 2018

Am I Eligible For CHC Funding? Misconceptions – My Relatives Needs Are “Well Managed” And Therefore I Am Told They Are Not Eligible For Nhs Continuing Healthcare Funding Is This Correct? In previous blogs we have discussed what is a … Continue reading

May Newsletter

May 18, 2018

Welcome to Farley Dwek Solicitors May’s Newsletter In May’s Issue Farley Dwek In the News –Sunday Telegraph 6th May 2018 NHS Continuing Healthcare featured on BBC Radio 4 “You and Yours” 17.01.2018 NHS Continuing Healthcare featured on BBC Radio 4 … Continue reading

Top-Up Fees – Are They Ever Lawful?

May 15, 2018

We have been receiving an increased number of enquiries recently regarding top-up fees and whether they are lawful in circumstances where the patient is already receiving NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding. According to the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare (paragraph … Continue reading

The NHS continuing healthcare funding Checklist explained

May 7, 2018

We have recently had a lot of telephone calls enquiring about the NHS continuing healthcare funding Checklist procedure and what it entails.  Most of our enquiries relating to this topic come from people whose elderly parents are currently in hospital … Continue reading

April Newsletter

April 26, 2018

Welcome to Farley Dwek Solicitors April Newsletter In this April’s Issue Farley Dwek In the News – The Sunday Times, The Telegraph and The Independent Farley Dwek commission national survey re NHS Continuing Healthcare – how much do the public … Continue reading

87 per cent don’t know NHS could cover care costs

April 18, 2018

THOUSANDS of vulnerable and elderly people who should have their care costs covered by the NHS are completely unaware funding is available. A national poll commissioned by Farley Dwek Solicitors found that 87 per cent of people did not know … Continue reading

March Newsletter

March 26, 2018

Welcome to Farley Dwek Solicitors Newsletter In March’s Issue In the News 2 ticks success Added Free Services Recent Case Study Did you know? In the news Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (CSU), who work for some 30 Clinical … Continue reading

Are You Means Tested For Care Home Fees?

March 21, 2018

People often ask us if they will be means tested for care home fees and assume that their relatives or loved ones are ineligible for Continuing Healthcare Funding on the basis that they have substantial assets or capital which would … Continue reading

Assistance with care home fees – can we help you with your case?


March 14, 2018

I have thought long and hard over the 8 years about the assistance with care home fees we provide to families about how best to offer this support. This is something which families ought to be able to do on … Continue reading