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Community Care & Healthcare

27th March 2020

COVID-19 – What will happen regarding Social Care?

In reaction to these unprecedented times, the Government has drafted the Coronavirus Bill 2020.

The Coronavirus Bill is currently being scrutinised by Parliament and is yet to be enacted but it is expected this will be in the coming days.

When the emergency measures are put in place, it would temporarily end many of the Local Authorities duties to those in the community to provide social care to support and meet their needs.

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11th December 2019

NHS Continuing Healthcare

Many people consider use a solicitor for NHS Continuing Healthcare (‘CHC’) applications and appeals because the processes for both can be exhausting and bewildering.

What is NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC)?

NHS CHC is a package of ongoing health and social care funded solely by the NHS where an individual aged 18 years or over has been assessed as having a primary health care need arising from disability, accident or illness.

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11th December 2019

Advance Decisions

Advance Decisions to refuse medical treatment of any sort are legally enforceable decisions which will take effect from the point in time that you loose the mental capacity to give or withhold consent to a given form of medical treatment.

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