Video Section

We’ve created a number of short helpful videos about the services we offer, please click on the links below to view the videos. If you have any questions or ideas for future videos, let us know.

Year in Review – reflecting on 2019

December 18, 2019

This year has seen yet another increase in the number of clients seeking help with their assessment or appeal for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC). This is a very specialised niche area and Farley Dwek Solicitors are proud to be … Continue reading

Are you getting the most out of the Multi-Disciplinary Team assessment?

December 11, 2019

If your spouse, relative or friend has a ‘primary healthcare need”, ie needs over and above those which the local authority are legally obliged to provide, then they may be entitled to have all their care fees, including accommodation, paid … Continue reading

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

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…

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

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

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)

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

Were you told about the Multi-Disciplinary Meeting taking place?

April 29, 2019

We recently learned about a Multi-Disciplinary Team meeting (MDT) to assess an individual’s eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding (CHC) which took place in a hospital. Whilst quite permissible, a hospital setting for an assessment is now considered far from … Continue reading

Maria’s story

April 25, 2019

We acted for a family on behalf of their late mother, who we shall refer to as ‘Maria’ for anonymity purposes, and were instructed to retrospectively recover care fees that were wrongly paid to the care home. We first wrote … Continue reading

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