Practice Guidance

Continuing healthcare: applying the primary health needs test

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Learning points How to apply the primary health need test for determining eligibility for continuing healthcare in practice. Understanding the four characteristics of need in a continuing healthcare assessment. The legal limits of what local authorities can provide. What you may not consider in determining eligibility for continuing healthcare. Contents Introduction Primary health need: the […]

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