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What is NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding – in a nutshell?

What is NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding – in a nutshell?

February 8, 2018

In a nutshell, NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding is funding which is provided by the NHS to pay in full for the long-term care costs of those individuals who meet the criteria for it. It is dependent upon having complex and … Continue reading

NHS to pay out £250m in back dated care cost claims

November 18, 2014

The NHS has admitted that it will pay out over £250 million in back dated care cost claims in the next 12 months. Farley Dwek provided the BBC with the story of our client Christopher Andrews who, along with thousands … Continue reading

Andrew Farley explains NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding issues to the BBC

November 8, 2014

More than one million people in the UK have sold their homes to pay for care for themselves or loved ones, according to a report by insurer NFU Mutual. But for tens of thousands of people, this struggle to pay … Continue reading

Angry families left ‘high and dry’ by the NHS for YEARS over botched care home cash

October 21, 2014

ANGRY families have slammed the NHS for leaving them ‘high and dry’ as they step up their battle to recover millions of pounds owed to them after elderly relatives were wrongly denied funding to pay for their care home fees … Continue reading

Families miss out on thousands after being ‘ignored by the NHS’ on care funding

October 6, 2014

FAMILIES are missing out on thousands of pounds for elderly relatives because complex NHS funding decisions on care homes are being made behind their back, say legal experts. The average cost of a UK nursing home is £738 per week … Continue reading

Nursing home costs and what to expect

Good health is never certain. An illness may be suddenly cast upon a family member and require that you or a loved one needs care in a nursing home. As such, it is important to have an understanding of typical … Continue reading

‘Secret’ deadline looms for ‘secret’ care home funding in Wales

June 26, 2014

July deadline has been ‘kept secret by NHS Wales’ say experts The little-known NHS Continuing Healthcare benefit can help the most vulnerable, but with the clock ticking, hundreds of families in Wales will lose thousands of pounds Families warn others … Continue reading

The care-home funding nightmare

For Gail Rolfe, dealing with the complex system that deals with the financing of care-home places is almost as harrowing as her father’s dementia My father has dementia. Nearly eight years after his diagnosis, I have accepted that there will … Continue reading

The Cost Of Elderly Residential Care Home In the UK

January 25, 2014

Care home costs are increasing in the UK. This is leaving thousands of people struggling with debts as they try to give their loved ones the care that they need. Although authorities are aware of what a serious issue this … Continue reading

The Current Situation With the UK’s Social Care System For the Elderly

January 20, 2014

When it comes to long term care for the elderly, the UK government continues to be publicly criticised by the media for not having determined a way forward in this controversial and difficult to solve social area. Funding long term … Continue reading

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