The Care Advice Centre are experts within the field of adult support services and offer a range of services to support individuals, families and professionals.
What our clients say about us
NHS Continuing Healthcare is defined within the National Framework as a package of ongoing care that is arranged and funded solely by the NHS where the individual has been assessed and found to have a ‘primary health need’.
This funding is available to those over the age of 18 years, have health and social care needs that have arisen as a result of disability, accident or illness.
The Care Advice Centre are experienced in completing the process of application for NHS Continuing Healthcare. We can support you through the application process and advocate upon your behalf. We can also support you at the review meetings if you are already in receipt of NHS Continuing Healthcare.
Many client’s come to us when they have been turned down for NHS Continuing Healthcare. We can review the documentation and advise on whether there is a case to appeal the outcome decision. We can support you through the three stages of the appeals process.
Many clients are unaware of the benefits that they are entitled to. Even clients who are classed as ‘self-funders’ may be entitled to claim benefits. The Care Advice Centre can offer advice on your entitlement and assist with the application for the benefit.
With the demographics of society changing in the modern age and families living distances apart, it is not always possible to visit our loved ones as frequently as we would like.
The Care Advice Centre offer a visiting service to provide a regular sociable visit to your loved one. This can be as frequently as you wish. We can provide reminiscence sessions or support to engage in activities of the client’s choice.
The Independent Social Workers at the Care Advice Centre are specialists in supporting clients with complex social and healthcare needs. We can support with ensuring the client is in receipt of appropriate care provision and funding.
With our extensive knowledge and experience within adult social care and health, we can support you or your client to navigate the care maze. We can play a pivotal role in accessing statutory services, therapies and equipment.
We work with deputies and private clients to ensure that funds are protected to provide for the client’s future, ensuring that all financial decisions regarding care and support are made in the client’s best interest.