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Lack of care home choice leaving families ‘settling’ for inadequate places

31/10/2017
Systemic failure in the care home sector is leaving the majority of people with limited choice and half of people needing care having to wait for a bed, according to new research by Which?

Did you hear Radio 4’s consumer affairs programme You & Yours on October 25th?

30/10/2017
The presenters took an in-depth look at how CCGs are flouting the National Framework guidelines for NHS continuing healthcare by imposing care caps.

Investigation into NHS continuing healthcare funding

23/10/2017
The National Audit Office has published the findings of its investigation into NHS continuing healthcare. The following is a press release from the NAO:

Compass CHC successfully secures £21,600 refund of care fees

17/10/2017
Without the right support securing NHS continuing healthcare funding can be difficult, so when we take on a case it’s always nice to share the successful outcome.

Compass CHC secures a £39,200 refund of care fees

11/10/2017
We recently helped a client obtain NHS continuing healthcare funding and receive a £39,200 refund of incorrectly paid care home fees.

In the News: BBC report highlights disparity in NHS CHC funding

11/09/2017
BBC: “Medical opinions have been ignored in the assessment of NHS payments to patients receiving care, it is claimed.”

In the News: ‘most adults unprepared for care costs’

30/08/2017
Research by the Centre for the Modern Family uncovers a worrying trend among its participants.

In the news: “NHS Continuing Healthcare funding: anomalous, irregular, and often baffling”

23/08/2017
We read a recent blog by Melanie Henwood published on the London School of Economics and Political Science website with interest.

Compass CHC supports Devon Air Ambulance

08/08/2017
Compass CHC is delighted to support Devon Air Ambulance Trust’s ‘Night Flying Campaign’ with a donation of £1000 towards a ‘community landing site’ in Braunton, North Devon.

Compass CHC secures a £26,300 refund of care fees

31/07/2017
We recently helped a family receive a £26,300 refund of incorrectly paid care fees; this is how…

In the News: refunds due for overpaid Lasting Power of Attorney fees

26/07/2017
Daily Mail reports that many thousands of people have been overcharged when applying for Lasting Power of Attorney.

In the News: The Times and NHS continuing healthcare funding

24/07/2017
The article in The Times provides a stark overview into the difficulties patients experience when applying for NHS continuing healthcare funding even when there is a clear case for providing it.

Reduce dementia risk by making these changes

20/07/2017
The BBC is reporting that an international study in The Lancet has identified nine key lifestyle risk factors associated with developing dementia.

We’ve secured a successful outcome for another client

19/07/2017
We recently secured NHS continuing healthcare funding for a family struggling with the cost of care.

Compass CHC successfully secures Continuing healthcare funding

13/07/2017
The process of securing NHS continuing healthcare funding can be a protracted one, so when we complete a case it is always a pleasure to share the successful outcome.

In the news: BBC1 ‘Grandad, Dementia and Me’

12/07/2017
'Grandad, Dementia and Me', the recent BBC One documentary is very emotive and perfectly demonstrates the struggles faced daily by many of our clients.
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