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NHS continuing healthcare, also known as "fully funded NHS care", is free care outside of hospital that is arranged and funded by the NHS. If you are eligible for NHS continuing healthcare, NHS Kernow will fund the care needed to meet your identified care needs.
Information on how to appeal a CHC decision.
You need to be 18 years or over and be assessed as having a certain level of care need to be eligible for NHS continuing healthcare.
Information on how to access personal health budgets and who is eligible.
Find out out more about the previously unassessed periods of care trial.
Find answers to frequently asked questions about NHS continuing healthcare in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Broadcare is our database for all continuing healthcare and funded nursing care information.
Find contact details for our continuing healthcare team.
We’re looking for innovative, forward thinking, enthusiastic and confident nurses to be part of our continuing healthcare, mental health and learning disabilities teams.
You may find it useful to read our CHC information leaflet (PDF).
In June 2018, Cornwall Council and NHS Kernow recommissioned a new contract for home care services.