You are almost there. If she is in hospital throughillness, then that is funded.
If she comes out of hospital into a care home, thenunless she is eligible for what is called continuing care, then it is notfunded.
Let me tell you now that to be eligible for continuingcare a person has to be almost incapable of doing anything for themselves.
As you appreciate the cost of continuing care puts a greatburden on the local authority budget and therefore very few people are evereligible for continuing care. There have been many appeals over people beingeligible (to try and preserve the family home) and many appeals have beensuccessful only days before the person passed away.
There are companies which have tried to jump on theappeal bandwagon, but they do charge several thousand pounds and there is noguarantee of success.
Can I help further?
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