NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care Rates
NHS Continuing Healthcare is a free care package for people with continuing healthcare needs. NHS Continuing Healthcare can be received in any setting outside of hospitals, including the comfort of your own home or in a care home.
If you are eligible for Continuing Healthcare and you receive care within in your own home, the funding will cover the cost of your support from health professionals and personal care costs. NHS Funded Nursing Care is paid directly to a care home and covers the care provided to a resident. You will receive Funded Nursing Care if you are eligible and staying in a care home, the NHS will also cover the cost of care home fees.
Eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care Rates
If you are aged 18 years or older and have been assessed as having continuing healthcare needs, you could be eligible for funding. You must be assessed by a healthcare professional as having a ‘primary health need’, professionals will look at your type of needs, the severity of your needs, and how complex your needs may be. Eligibility is based on the needs of an individual, rather than an individuals’ particular condition.
This means that you, just like so many others could be entitled to receive NHS Continuing Healthcare or NHS Funded Nursing Care Rates. For more information about the assessment process, contact us today on 0844 248 3254
If you are eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare, the NHS will cover the cost of and arrange care and support that meet your individual assessed needs. Our expert team at, Continuing Healthcare Direct are happy to help provide you with any information you require and will help support you each step of the way. If you find you are eligible for NHS Funded Nursing Care Rates, the NHS will arrange and fund nursing care, provided by registered nurses and employed by your choice of care home best suited to your healthcare needs and requirements at the current standard rate of £112.00 a week.
Find out today if you are eligible to receive NHS Continuing Healthcare and complete our FREE online assessment. Alternatively, let us help you access NHS Funded Nursing Care that you are entitled to and call us on 0844 248 3254