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Review and Reassessment of those eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding: Understanding the process

Posted on: May 7th, 2024 by Amy
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Photo courtesy of Elliot Manches via the Centre for Ageing Better age-positive image library. If you have been assessed as eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funding either after undergoing a Full Assessment or via the Fast Track route, you should be reviewed within 3 months of the eligibility decision and at least every 12 months thereafter. The main focus of the Review is to ascertain whether the care plan or arrangements remain appropriate to meet your needs. However, where there is clear evidence of a change in needs to such an extent that it may …read more

Beacon is 10! Reflecting on its unique position within CHC advocacy

Posted on: May 1st, 2024 by Amy
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On 6 May 2024 Beacon CHC marked 10 years since it started trading. Beacon was born out of Age UK Oxfordshire and runs the NHS England-funded Free Information & Advice Service for Continuing Healthcare (CHC), which we have delivered since 2014. Beacon also provides private casework and representation services, and training and consultancy for CHC delivery services. In marking this 10-year milestone, we want to highlight the importance and impact of the work Beacon does, and reflect on the unique position within CHC advocacy Beacon has come to occupy. Beacon has, throughout these 10 years, established …read more

Beacon is 10! Marking a decade, in numbers

Posted on: May 1st, 2024 by Amy
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On 6 May 2024 Beacon CHC marked 10 years since it started trading. Beacon was born out of Age UK Oxfordshire and runs the NHS England-funded Free Information & Advice Service for Continuing Healthcare (CHC), which we have delivered since 2014. Beacon also provides private casework and representation services, and training and consultancy for CHC delivery services. In marking this 10-year milestone, we want to highlight the importance and impact of the work Beacon does, and continue to call attention to the need for improvement to the system for those who use it. Over the past …read more