NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care - Fact Sheet - added on 25/11/2013
Recent developments - Continuing care - NHS continuing healthcare - Background to NHS continuing healthcare - What is NHS continuing healthcare? - Who arranges and funds NHS continuing healthcare? - What is the National Framework? - Who is eligible for NHS continuing healthcare? - When should eligibility be considered? - How is eligibility decided? - National Framework principles and process - A person-centred approach involving you and your carers - When you lack capacity to give consent - Confidentiality and sharing information with a third party - Routes to reaching an NHS CHC decision - Applying the Checklist Tool - Multi-disciplinary assessment - Decision Support Tool (DST) - Arranging care if you are eligible - Personal health budgets - What happens if you wish to challenge a decision? - Fast Track Tool - Effect on state benefits of NHS continuing healthcare - Regular reviews of eligibility decisions - Your care package if you are not eligible - Refunds for unreasonable delay in reaching an initial decision or when disputing a decision - Deadlines for raising new cases involving care between 1st
April 2004 and 31st March 2012 - Redress when a retrospective review delivers a positive outcome - NHS-funded nursing care - How is eligibility for NHS-funded nursing care decided? - Regular reviews of NHS-funded nursing care needs - NHS-funded nursing care payments - Admission to hospital or a short stay in a nursing home - Useful organisations - Further information from Age UK
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