NHS continuing healthcare: documents

Date: 7 Jul 2017

Category: Your Health and Local Services

NHS continuing healthcare (CHC) is a package of care arranged and funded solely by the NHS for individuals who are not in hospital, but who have on-going complex, intense, or unpredictable healthcare needs. Find out more about who is eligible, what an assessment involved and what happens after an assessment.

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What is NHS Continuing Healthcare? - Easy Read Guide

This book is about money from the NHS to pay for help and care. This is called NHS Continuing Healthcare.

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NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care

Public Information Leaflet

This leaflet is a guide for individuals who may be in need of ongoing care and support from health and social care professionals as a result of disability, accident or illness.

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NHS continuing healthcare checklist November 2012

This checklist is a tool to help practitioners identify people who need a full assessment for NHS continuing healthcare. 

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Decision support tool for NHS continuing healthcare November 2012

The decision support tool (DST) supports practitioners in the application of the National Framework for NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care to ensure consistent decision making.

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Previous unassessed periods of care

Update for patients who have applied for a review of NHS continuing healthcare funding

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Appealing a decision of a Previously Unassessed Period of Care for NHS Continuing Healthcare

If you or a relative has been found not eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funding, following completion of a Decision Support Tool for a previously unassessed period of care, you can appeal this decision.

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Department of Health National Framework

This revised framework sets out the principles and processes of the National Framework for NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care. 

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National Framework for Children and Young People's Continuing Care

This Framework provides guidance for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) when assessing the needs of children and young people whose needs cannot be met by universal or specialist health services.

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Commissioning Policy for Continuing Healthcare

This policy sets out the process Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) CCGs will follow to commission and make provision for equitable, safe and effective care, for individuals who have been assessed as eligible for fully funded NHS Continuing Healthcare.

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Continuing Healthcare Commissioning Panel

The purpose of the panel is to ensure that Bristol CCG exercises firm risk control of NHS funded continuing healthcare (CHC). The risks include clinical risk, environmental risk and financial risk.