Personal Health Budgets
From April 2014 individuals who meet the eligibility for NHS
Continuing Healthcare will be entitled to request a personal health
To find out if you meet the criteria, go to the GOV.uk
National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded
Nursing Care website.
A personal health budget is NHS money allocated to an individual
with identified health needs that enables them to have greater
control when planning and meeting their chosen outcomes.
For more information please contact your local Clinical
Commissioning Group at:
NHS Continuing Healthcare
A guide for individuals who may be in
need of ongoing ‘continuing care’ support from health and social
care professionals as a result of disability, accident or illness,
and explains the process used to determine whether an individual is
eligible for care funded entirely by the NHS.
NHS Continuing Healthcare is the name given to a package of care
which is arranged and funded solely by the NHS for individuals
outside of hospital who have ongoing healthcare needs. You can
receive continuing healthcare in any setting, including your own
home or a care home. NHS Continuing Healthcare is free, unlike help
from social services for which a financial charge may be made
depending on your income and savings.
This page was last reviewed 9 January 2014 at 10:08.
The page is next due for review 8 July 2015.