You are almost there. If she is in hospital through
illness, then that is funded.
If she comes out of hospital into a care home, then
unless she is eligible for what is called continuing care, then it is not
Let me tell you now that to be eligible for continuing
care a person has to be almost incapable of doing anything for themselves.
As you appreciate the cost of continuing care puts a great
burden on the local authority budget and therefore very few people are ever
eligible for continuing care. There have been many appeals over people being
eligible (to try and preserve the family home) and many appeals have been
successful only days before the person passed away.
There are companies which have tried to jump on the
appeal bandwagon, but they do charge several thousand pounds and there is no
guarantee of success.
Can I help further?
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PS They cant touch her last £23k