Continuing Healthcare should the NHS be paying for your care

This factsheet explains when it is the duty of the NHS to pay for your social care. It covers what NHS Continuing Healthcare is, who is eligible, how the assessment process works and what you can do if you are unhappy with the outcome of an assessment.

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Direct Payments from social work

This explains the payments that can be made by Social Work Departments, so that individual people can arrange their own care to meet the needs that they’ve been assessed as having. It explains what Direct Payments are and what they can be used for.

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Paying for care and support at home Factsheet 46

This factsheet explains charging for social care services in places other than care homes, mainly related to services provided in your own home. This is because the two charging systems are slightly different. It also covers charging for carers’ services.

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