Beacon Blog

Updates and commentary from the Beacon offices.

  • The Essential Guide to getting assessed for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding: Part 2 February 22, 2023
    Part 2: The Full Assessment of Need Getting assessed for NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funding can seem complicated and confusing, so we have written an essential guide to help you through. Read Part 1 of The Essential Guide to find out when and how you can request a Checklist assessment, what it entails, and what happens next. ...
  • The Essential Guide to getting assessed for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding: Part 1 February 22, 2023
    Part 1: The Screening Checklist Getting assessed for NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funding can seem complicated and confusing, so we have written an essential guide to help you through. For most people, the first step in getting assessed for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding is a screening stage where a health or social care professional evaluates your needs ...
  • Beacon speaks to BBC Radio Berkshire about eligibility rates in Continuing Healthcare January 31, 2023
    On Tuesday 31 January Managing Director of Beacon Dan Harbour appeared on the Andrew Peach breakfast show on BBC Radio Berkshire. Dan spoke to the BBC for their piece on the complexities of NHS Continuing Healthcare and eligibility for it across the country. The BBC also spoke to Mark Entwisle about his experience with the system in ...
  • Five things you need to know about eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare January 31, 2023
    Eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare Thousands of people across the UK need to receive ongoing care due to disability, accident or illness. For those that are eligible, the NHS funds the full cost of this care. Sound simple? It’s not. The eligibility criteria are complex and nuanced, and their interpretation is open to disagreement. We help hundreds ...
  • We are hiring: Two exciting opportunities! January 25, 2023
    Beacon is currently recruiting for two exciting roles: Administration & Business Support Officer Specialist Adviser in Continuing Healthcare These are hybrid roles with excellent benefits. Click here for full details, closing dates and how to apply.