Paying Care Home Fees – Are They Costing You?
Could you or a loved be spending far too much on care home fees? Take our short survey to find out today whether you, your relatives or friends are entitled to FREE care.
If you or someone you know is over the age of 18 and a UK resident with a primary healthcare need, the NHS has a duty of care to provide and arrange funding known as Continuing Healthcare. This means that you or the people you care about will receive care and support to meet your individual needs at no cost.
Where is funding provided?
Continuing Healthcare funding is FREE care provided in many settings outside of hospitals, this could include care in the comfort of your own home or even in a registered care home. Funding for care home fees is not means tested so can you be eligible regardless of where you’re receiving your care.
Paying Care Home Fees
If you are paying care home fees or covering the cost of care at home when and your need for care is a primary healthcare need, you could be entitled to free NHS Continuing Healthcare. Many people are under the impression that if you have savings or assets of any kind then you are expected to cover the costs of your own care. Thankfully this is not the case. The NHS silently recognises its obligation to pay 100% of care home fees if you have a health need as opposed to a social care need, so you could be entitled to funding which will cover ALL care costs!
Continuing Healthcare Direct are contacted daily by people who are simply just unaware of this funding, or have not been provided with accurate information from relevant authorities. Having to choose a care home, understand fees, and figure out where to go and what to do next can be a difficult process for many individuals, but here at Continuing Healthcare Direct we care to be different and can help confirm what should and shouldn’t happen when it comes to Continuing Healthcare funding.
Don’t Pay For Care Home Fees If You Don’t Have To!
Determining the right form of care for you or loved ones is important and finding the money to be able to provide the correct care can be difficult. If you are eligible for Continuing Healthcare, you could save a significant amount of money on care home fees, providing you with the peace of mind that all care costs are covered.
Contact one of our experts today on 0844 248 3254 or take our short survey to see if you are eligible.