How can we help?
Care Navigators are experts in care and care funding and can help you choose good care, get the right assessments, make sure you have the benefits you are entitled too and aren’t paying more than you should be for your care and support
Care Navigator Advice
Care Funding and Benefits Advice will help you to understand what your options are, what is appropriate and affordable and will help you to find good care, understand your care and housing options, the ways to pay for care including NHS and Local Authority funding, benefit entitlement and paying for your own care.
Arranging care for a loved one without any time or previous experience of care and benefit system can be confusing.
Our advice and support will help you to save time and money by explaining:
– Care and housing options
– NHS Continuing Healthcare eligibility
– Local Authority charging
– Welfare Benefits entitlement
– Paying for your own care
Our expertise is care funding and benefits advice. We can’t provide personal care or financial/legal advice but we work with other trusted care experts who offer professional services that include:
- Finding Good Care
- Property Design advice
- Professional organisers and De clutterers
- Welfare Checks and Care Planning
- Independent Continuing Healthcare Checklist
- Continuing Healthcare advocacy for challenging decisions
- Mental Capacity Assessments
- Power of Attorney – Certificate provider/Witness
- Independent care needs assessment
- Financial Care and Estate Planning
- Wills, Estate and Trusts Advice
These are examples of times when our advice and guidance will help:
Whether this is for someone who is due to be discharged from hospital or living at home and just needs a little support our advice and support can help families find care for a loved one.
There are so many things to consider, not least whether the time is right and where? Can you afford it? For how long? Can anyone help? Care funding advice is vital for continuity of care and making appropriate, affordable choices
Need a break or feel that things are getting on top of you but not sure whether you trust anyone else to look after your loved one or if they will allow for that. Please don’t leave seeking advice until you are exhausted and reach crisis point.
Too often people pay for their care when they shouldn’t be because of a misunderstanding of the rules or relying on advice from someone who is not a specialist in care.
4 out of 10 older people have unclaimed benefit entitlement
for example, are you a ‘self-funder’, should you be paying for your care?
Not wanting or needing care just now but would like to know what services there are available to help you stay at home and independent for as long as possible. Making a Power of Attorney or Will and need some help
It can come as a shock to family following a bereavement just how much the person who has passed was doing for their partner or spouse and it’s clear that some help needs to be put into place. Not easy if there is a lack of acceptance or willingness to pay…
Care Navigator Fees
- Care Funding and Benefit Check with summary report – £175
- Care and Benefits Advice – 30 minutes £75
- 10 minutes free initial call
- Home visits – TBA