Care Provision & Hospital Discharges

Complex care, Care provision and Hospital discharges

Applications

  • Out of area funding applications
  • Responsible Commissioner disputes
  • Individual patient treatment requests (IPTR)
  • Supporting decision making in regard to treatment options
  • High Cost cases Appeal Panel applications.

Representation

  • Representation at hospital discharge planning meetings
  • Co-ordinating specialist healthcare professionals in the delivery of a range of care packages specific to the individual.

Specialist Advice

  • Specialist advice in regards to funding care packages with access to qualified and accredited financial advisors.
  • Advice in regard to available benefits and technological support
  • Specialist dementia advice

Paladin Advocates & Attorneys offers a range of specialist services to support patients and families in regards to complex care applications and appeals such as ‘out of area’ funding and Responsible Commissioner disputes through to Individual Patient Treatment Request (IPTR) applications. The combination of clinical and legal experience means we are able to assist with a range of health and social needs in the form of applications and hearings.

With regards to care provision we seek to ensure each client receives a package of care which optimises their quality of life. Anne Reed will always seek to establish the client’s overall needs and provide advice on the most appropriate care setting for the individual. Sometimes additional specialist services are required and Anne can advise as to which specialists may be best placed to assist in the overall package of care. These may include specialists such as Stroke, Parkinsonian, Dementia, Heart Failure or Tissue Viability nurses to name but a few. This may also include referrals to a Community Complex Care Matron, MacMillan or Carers Support services. 

Anne aims to ensure such complexities are dealt with comprehensively and the transition of care is seamless. In particular, Anne can assist in supporting hospital discharges together with the setting up of such specialist services, 24 hour care at home, assisting with the provision of technology securing relevant benefit claims – all tailored to meet both the client’s and family’s needs and wishes.

Paladin Advocates & Attorneys has established links with specialist service providers such as Agencies who provide Live in and Domiciliary Care, specialist Nursing Homes and Independent Financial Advisors all of whom may be able to assist with your loved one’s care needs. Anne is an affiliate member of SOLLA (Society of Later Life Advisors) and regularly speaks at a national level about her specialist knowledge and expertise.

A HOSPITAL ADMISSION, SO WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Be it a planned admission or an emergency admission you will need to think of what happens next. Where will you go upon discharge? What will happen next? Who will provide the care? So often people are told they have to go into residential care or a nursing home because it is unsafe to return home.

At Paladin Advocates & Attorneys we support people in choosing what they want to achieve. It may feel like an insurmountable challenge but our Anne Reed will help you create the right solutions for you and your loved ones. Anne has extensive experience in creating care packages, overseeing care packages and monitoring the delivery of such care packages. You will be in the hands of someone who knows the system, knows the best next steps and can provide ongoing advice as circumstances change. 

Knowing an expert is on hand to help, advise and guide you should help allay some of the fears and hurdles you may be facing.

Call us today and speak with one of our team and see how we can help you. We are happy to initially discuss your requirements and help signpost what we can do to help.

Whatever the circumstance you may find yourself, please call and speak with our Anne Reed who will be very happy to advise on the best course of action – 01822 610303.