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Financial & Funding

Of course, it is always best to be prepared for what will happen when you are taken ill or no longer able to care for yourself. The most frequent concern is how to fund the care you may need. 

At Paladin Advocates & Attorneys we are very fortunate to have our in house Advocate Anne Reed, as one of the leading experts in the country in supporting families and clients in a whole range of healthcare related assessments and applications. Anne’s dual qualification as a clinician and Solicitor gives her the unique expertise to be able to navigate both the NHS and Social Services arenas. 

Financial applications

  • Securing and reviewing Personal healthcare budgets and Direct payments
  • Advice and support in completion of benefit applications such as Attendance Allowance & Personal Independence Payments
  • Representation in regard to NHS Funding assessments such as Continuing Healthcare eligibility, Appeals and Retrospective claims
  • Representation in regard to Local Authority Financial assessments and challenging funding decisions
  • Advice and representation with regard to charges being applied to property representing Deferred Payment Schemes
  • Individual treatment requests and respective funding
  • High cost cases Appeal Panel applications
  • Arranging Equity Release of capital to pay for care


Speak to one of our team who will be able to chat through the options and help you decide what is the best thing to do in your given circumstances. It may seem daunting but it is a very straightforward. At Paladin Advocates & Attorneys we have one of the leading experts in the country, Anne Reed who can advise on a whole range of associated issues surrounding the payment of care fees. It maybe you want to stay in your own home but don’t know how this will be possible or indeed, how to make this happen. It maybe you wish to downsize and free up some capital. It maybe you want to help a family member but don’t know how this would work legally.

We will be able to look at the specific circumstance and advise how best to manage the situation. We have Financial Advisors we can call upon to help you with care fee planning. We can arrange equity release of capital in liaising with financial advisors. We can refer you to conveyancers and solicitors who can prepare the sale and purchase of property; referrals to private client solicitors who can prepare a Will for you so as you know your loved ones will be protected. We can assist in the transfer or preservation of assets. Keeping the family home can be a life changing decision – one which will require expert advice. Just call our team and speak with Anne Reed who will be able to advise you as to how best to manage the situation.


Anne Reed can act as an advocate to support you through the funding maze be that with Social Services or through NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding. She can advise on how to deal with meetings and assessments right through to managing Appeal hearings. Do not sit and fret as to what or how to approach such assessments, call Anne and she can chat through the options.

Anne can advise remotely or attend such assessments in person and be right by your side. At a time of being tired, frightened and in need of an expert who knows the system, knows the jargon and has first-hand experience of the processes, then you can take comfort and reassurance that you will be in safe hands. Anne is such a compassionate and caring individual – she will advise what practical steps to take and be there right by your side throughout the journey.

Anne and her team can assist clients and their families at any stage of aforementioned applications, hearings or care provision requirements.