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Direct payments v continuing healthcare in wales - Carers UK Forum

Direct payments v continuing healthcare in wales

Share your ideas about the practical side of caring.
Which is better?
I can only speak for England. Direct Payments administered by Social Services, they charge the client an amount depending on income and savings. Over £23,000? You pay for it all.
CHC? All care, nursing and social, paid for by the NHS and you keep you savings and income intact.

Definitely CHC - but here it's a postcode lottery!
Hi John,
it's not something you can choose between, its more a case of whether someone qualifies for continuing health care or not, with the added complication that it is easier to get CHC in some areas than others.

Have a look at the information and see if your caree fits the criteria:

https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support- ... ales-39715

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/continuingnhshealthcare

Melly1

Edit: Bump BB.

Edit: links above edited to be Wales specific.