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NHS Continuing Health Care (CHC) for Adult Services

Course Provider: Bond Solon via Teams

Reaching a decision about whether a person has a "primary health need" is often highly complex.

To achieve positive outcomes for the adult concerned, it is essential that professionals understand the relevant legislation, guidance, case law, processes, policies and procedures, and the roles and responsibilities of different agencies underpinning this complex area.

Course Objectives

This one-day course will teach delegates to understand the relevant Government guidance and how decisions are made about NHS Continuing Health Care eligibility as well as to avoid pitfalls in the decision-making process. Delegates will consider the screening and assessment process, as well as the process of reviews and appeals of continuing care decisions.

Key Learning Points

  • Be able to practically and confidently apply the relevant legislation and case law to CHC cases
  • Recognise the importance of evidence in the screening, assessment, review and appeal process
  • Carry out a CHC eligibility checklist to best practice
  • Identify potential pitfalls in the decision-making process
  • Identify and correctly challenge incorrect CHC decisions
  • Collect reliable and admissible evidence
  • Recognise the purpose of a review panel, and the information they require
  • Correctly follow the appeals process

Dates: 

  • 7th July 2022,  9.30am - 4.30pm
  • 4th October 2022, 9.30am - 4.30pm

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given

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