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“How one family was left £50,000 out of pocket because of a seven-year care funding backlog”

“How one family was left £50,000 out of pocket because of a seven-year care funding backlog”

November 14, 2019

Sunday 10th November 2019 The Sunday Telegraph wrote an excellent article dealing with the failings of NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups, and inordinate delays encountered as more people are forced to appeal poor or wrong decisions when rejected for NHS Continuing … Continue reading

Is The NHS CHC Funding System Fit For Purpose?

Is The NHS CHC Funding System Fit For Purpose?

October 8, 2019

The problems encountered by the NHS in assessing Continuing Healthcare Funding were highlighted in the recent House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts (NHS continuing healthcare funding) Thirteenth Report of Session 2017-19, which said in summary: “NHS continuing healthcare (CHC) … Continue reading

Why It’s Vital To Get Assessed For NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding Before Getting Into Debt

Why It’s Vital To Get Assessed For NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding Before Getting Into Debt

We were recently contacted by an enquirer who told us of her despair after being harassed and bullied by the Local Authority to repay her mother’s care home fees which had been funded under a ‘Deferred Payment Scheme’. Essentially, if … Continue reading

Warning To Financial Advisors…

Warning To Financial Advisors…

September 29, 2019

The NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding is a package of fully-funded care provided by the NHS and is FREE at the point of need.  It is payable regardless of wealth and is not means-tested. Therefore, if your relative has a ‘primary … Continue reading

Client secures CHC funding for future care and recovers £125,000 in paid care home fees

Client secures CHC funding for future care and recovers £125,000 in paid care home fees

September 2, 2019

Farley Dwek were instructed to seek NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding for ‘John’ (not his real name, for confidentiality purposes). NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding is a fully-funded package of free care provided by the NHS where the primary reason for care … Continue reading

Daily Mail Dementia Campaign – 17th July 2019

Daily Mail Dementia Campaign – 17th July 2019

July 30, 2019

If you did not read the Daily Mail on Wednesday 17th July 2019, it featured 8½ pages dedicated solely to promoting their new Dementia campaign – which attacks the Government’s lack of social care funding available to help Dementia sufferers. … Continue reading

Falls At Hospital

Falls At Hospital

July 22, 2019

Patients awaiting triage assessment at hospital, transfers, or ‘parked’ on a trolley waiting for a bed to become available contribute to the majority of falls at hospital. Most of these falls are unwitnessed – primarily due to the lack of … Continue reading

Andrew Farley, Solicitor, on the BBC Victoria Derbyshire Show (11.06.19)

Andrew Farley, Solicitor, on the BBC Victoria Derbyshire Show (11.06.19)

June 17, 2019

Revealed – The biggest financial National scandal concerning the NHS – NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding Congratulations to Victoria Derbyshire, reporter Noel Phillips, and the BBC for bringing NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) into the public arena –  exposing what we have … Continue reading

“More older people dying from injuries caused by falls”

May 29, 2019

This headline came from The Telegraph on 2nd May 2019, where it stated that “More than 5,000 older people died due to a fall in 2017, marking a 70% increase on the numbers in 2010.” That is a staggering statistic.  … Continue reading

What happens once the independent assessment has been carried out?

May 13, 2019

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