What is Continuing nhs healthcare?
Many individuals in the UK require care, whether this is of a health need or social need, a number of these individuals receive care, help and support that they have arranged and funded themselves either in full or have contributed an amount towards. However for some people, the care and support they require allows them to qualify for their assessed health needs to be met and funded in full by the NHS. This funding is known as Continuing nhs healthcare otherwise known as ‘CHC’.
Who is eligible for FREE Continuing nhs healthcare?
Continuing nhs healthcare funding is care for UK residents aged 18 and over, arranged and funded specifically by the NHS. Continuing Healthcare funding covers a range of personal care and healthcare costs and can be received at numerous care homes or as part of a package in other settings such as an individual’s own home.
How is eligibility determined?
Eligibility does not depend on an individual’s health condition or illness, the type of care required or where the care is provided. Anyone could be eligible for Continuing nhs healthcare funding.
In order to qualify for continuing nhs healthcare an assessment process is followed to determine eligibility. The principles and processes surrounding Continuing Healthcare funding are presented in The National Framework Guidelines, good quality assessment is essential and at the heart of Continuing Healthcare Direct therefore, we have broken it down into 3 simple stages:
- The Continuing nhs healthcare checklist
- A full healthcare assessment
- The panel decision
Throughout the process, our friendly experts are here to listen to you, your views and wishes, and to answer any questions you may have with appropriate care and support in order to help you secure Continuing nhs healthcare funding. Starting your claim couldn’t be simpler, just click here to complete our brief, FREE online survey or call one of our team on 0844 248 3254 and start your claim today!