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Should I appeal a Continuing Healthcare eligibility decision? Our expert guide

Posted on: August 31st, 2023 by Amy
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Image courtesy of Elliot Manches via the Centre for Ageing Better age-positive image library In this article we outline the grounds on which you can appeal a decision about eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding. This may help you to decide whether to launch a challenge. Every year, thousands of people are assessed for NHS funding for long-term care, called NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC). According to the National Audit Office, around two-thirds of assessments conclude that the person is not eligible for funding. This can be a huge blow to individuals and their families, and often …read more

We are hiring: Two exciting opportunities!

Posted on: January 25th, 2023 by Amy
Hiring NHS Continuing Healthcare Caseworkers

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.

What does it all mean? Common acronyms used in Continuing Healthcare

Posted on: January 10th, 2023 by Amy
Continuing Healthcare acronyms

The NHS Continuing Healthcare system can be confusing enough, without having to decode the endless acronyms that permeate correspondence and paperwork. We’ve put together a beginner’s guide to the common abbreviations you might come across as you navigate the system.  Read on for our guide to Continuing Healthcare acronyms… CHC – Continuing Healthcare, or NHS Continuing Healthcare, also sometimes referred to as Continuing Care NHS funding that some people are entitled to receive as a result of disability, accident or illness. It covers the full cost of the person’s care and residential accommodation. NHS Continuing Healthcare is …read more

Beacon speaks to the Motor Neurone Disease Association for their podcast on NHS Continuing Healthcare

Posted on: October 27th, 2022 by Amy
MND Matters podcast on NHS Continuing Healthcare

This month our Managing Director Dan Harbour was pleased to speak to the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) for their podcast, MND Matters. The episode (number 20 in the series) looks at NHS Continuing Healthcare and some of the complex issues surrounding it, including how to access it and what support is available throughout the process. The programme also features Dave Setters, who is living with MND, and Marian Ward, who lost her husband to MND, in a frank discussion about their personal experience navigating the system. Sometimes emotional, always honest – the MND Matters podcast …read more