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Continuing Healthcare Funding Claims are back in the News

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The issue of whether a relative or family member is entitled to Care Home Funding seems to be an eternal issue as it hits the headlines again today. The general feeling is that people don’t know enough about NHS funding and whether they are entitled...

Care fee Refund for Family

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A Southport woman who had to pay huge care home fees for her mother has been able to recoup over £36,000 when she challenged South Sefton NHS. The 96-year-old was a resident a care home in Great Crosby from 2009 until her sad death...

The True Cost of Care

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If you are assessed as having significant ongoing healthcare needs you may be able to benefit from a free package of care known as NHS Continuing Healthcare. If eligible, the NHS will fully fund not only the cost of your healthcare but any associated social...

Compensation Culture Tackled in Budget

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Commenting on Government claims to crack down on fraudulent whip lash claims and remove the right to general damages, Pearson Solicitors Personal Injury team said the move could affect access to justice. “Victims of injury will not be able to afford...

Asbestos is a Killer

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Exposure to a single asbestos fibre can have long-term serious health implications and all too frequently exposure is work-related and can often be fatal, warned North West Solicitor, Mike Talbot. He was commenting after a recent case in...

Victory For Daughter Who Receives Over £20,000 In Repaid Care Home Fees

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Pearson Solicitors have successfully claimed back over £20,000 in care home fees for an Oldham client recently. We were instructed by our client Mrs Judith Lamb in her challenge against an NHS decision to withdraw payment for her...

Care Home Fee Compensation - Over £4,000 Reimbursed

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CARE home fees of over £4,000 have been refunded after Pearson’s took up the case of a local man. Mr Malcolm Parkin’s mother Florence was in a Saddleworth care home, Stoneswood Care, Delph, and the Jonathan Grange...

Combining social and health funding for future population

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A report looking into social care and health funding says the NHS and social-care systems in England should be merged in the most radical overhaul since the 1940s. The King’s Fund set up the independent Commission on the Future of Health and Social...

Earlier Introduction of New Care Fees Cap Will Still Force Many to Sell Home

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The Chancellor’s promise to introduce the cap on care home fees a year earlier, in 2016, will make no difference for many people who will still have to sell their family home to pay for the cost of care in their old age, says Mike Talbot,...