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

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?

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

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

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

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

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’

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”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Compass CHC successfully secures Continuing healthcare funding

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’

'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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