The Average Cost Of A Care Home Is On The Rise
You may have heard, although a recent study has been released which states that the average cost of a care home per year in the UK is over £30,000. The study that has emerged has proven that this average yearly cost is increasing due to the increase in the aging population. The aging population has meant that more specialist care is required to to ensure the correct level of care is provided to individuals across the UK, although with additional nursing care has meant that they rise in fees have also increased. Although there is help at hand in the form of NHS Continuing Healthcare funding. This funded care package offers individual’s financial support to cover 100% of care fees if they have been assessed as having a primary health requirement.
Funding is provided to those who are a UK resident, aged 18 or above, who have been assessed as having a primary health requirement.
A primary health requirement is not based on a specific list of illnesses or diseases which deem an individual eligible for funding automatically, the process is based on evidence of an individual’s primary need being a health need.
Funding provides individuals and their families with the peace of mind that they deserve in what can be such a difficult time.
If you believe that you or someone you love has a primary health requirement and is currently paying their care home fees, NHS funding may be available. Here at Continuing Health care Direct, we are a team of funding and medical specialists who can provide you with the support and guidance throughout each stage of the funding process. We have provided our support to individuals and their families across the UK, and continue to support those who are looking to secure funding for a new claim, a historic claim or to dispute a claim.
If you would like to receive further information regarding the funding process, you can simply contact our funding advisers today on 0844 248 3254 who will be more than happy to review your care requirements and determine your eligibility to receive Continuing Healthcare Funding to cover your care fees within the UK.