NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) Essential Tool Kit for NQSWs

In-house course: call for details
Duration: 1 Day

The aim of this course is to provide an overview of the law underpinning Continuing Healthcare and the process end to end. The duties of the CCG will be explored along with the role of the LA to enable professionals to correctly work within the legal framework and carry out their role effectively and to best practice standards.

The course will be delivered in line with the Health and Care Act 2022 and the new NHS CHC National Framework 2022.

Key Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Describe what NHS Continuing Healthcare is.
  • Explain the ICB and LA duties in relation to NHS CHC.
  • Identify how to refer a person for assessment for NHS CHC.
  • Explain the “primary health need” eligibility concept.
  • Recognise the importance of evidence in the NHS CHC process to support clear reasoned evidence-based decisions.
  • Outline the key principles of assessment and decision making during the MDT meeting.
  • Consider the Government support tools used during the process of assessment to include Checklist Tool, Decision Support Tool and Fast-track Tool.
  • Recognise the importance of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 around capacity and consent, focusing on placing the individual and/or family/representative at the centre of the process.
  • Describe the role of the CCG in care planning and case management in NHS CHC cases.
  • Explain the process of reviews, appeals and dispute resolution.
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