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Who is this box set for?

This box set is for any client (or their family) who needs to understand the English care system.

About this box set

Before an adviser looks at the options of paying for care it's important that clients understand how the care system works. This box set provides invaluable information to people new to the care system, giving them a more detailed understanding of the different ways care can be funded and paid for, assessment processes, and the different parties involved. 

More information on the box set chapters:

1. An introduction to long term care - 8 mins

A summary of the five steps you need to take to better understand the care system.

2. Will the NHS pay for my care? - 5 mins

Find out about eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Nursing Care.

3. Getting a care needs assessment - 4 mins

How to get a care needs assessment, things you need to consider and the role of the local authority.

4. Getting a financial assessment for care - 5 mins

How to get a financial assessment and how your income and assets affect your eligibility for funding

5. Deliberate deprivation of assets - 4 mins

How getting rid of your assets won’t necessarily help you secure funding for care.

6. Getting a carers assessment - 4 mins

How to get a carer's assessment and how the local authority can help you in your caring role.

Total runtime: 29 minutes

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