Council Funding For Care Homes – What is Available?
The costs of care homes and the way care and support services are funded have continuously changed over the years. Having to go into care can already be an emotional and stressful process for any individual, at Continuing Healthcare Direct our team of funding experts could help relieve some of those stresses and worries and help guide you to funding for care home.
Care home fees can be costly, with the average costs of care in some areas of the UK rising to around £33,000 a year for residential care alone. This figure has been estimated to be about £45,000 a year including nursing care costs. However, other areas of the UK see costs that are around £25,000 for residential care and around £35,000 including nursing care.
When faced with these costs many people result to spending their life savings, diverting their pensions and other income and some individuals end up selling their homes in order to make sure that they will be able to cover the cost of care. However, there is funding for care homes available provided by the NHS. Contact us at Continuing Healthcare Direct on 0844 248 3254 and speak to one of our advisors for more information.
Council Funding For Care Homes – What Are You Are Entitled To?
Access Council Funding for Care Homes with Continuing Healthcare Direct
Did you know you be could one of thousands of people entitled to funding for care homes, covering all healthcare needs and costs through a care package provided by the NHS called Continuing Healthcare, this covers care costs in full where an individuals need for care is primarily a health need.
It has been estimated that over 100,000 people should be receiving NHS Continuing Healthcare, but are not. In addition to this, some individuals who have applied for NHS funding for care home costs, have be wrongly denied. At Continuing Healthcare Direct, we can help make sure you rightly given access to the funding that you are entitled to.
Therefore, it is essential that if you have any questions about funding for care homes or NHS Continuing Healthcare and the assessment process, you contact an expert at Continuing Healthcare Direct who can answer your questions and concerns and assist you through the process.
With the costs of care homes dependent on the level of support an individual may need, it is important to get an accurate assessment in order to be able to provide the right type of care for you. To find out if you or a loved one are eligible for Council funding for care homes, call us on 0844 248 3254 and speak to one of our friendly advisors to start your assessment today or if you prefer to, complete our FREE online assessment and we will contact you.