FAQ Category: Support


What is Continuing Health Care?

NHS continuing healthcare, also known as NHS continuing care or “fully funded NHS care”, is free care for outside of hospital that is arranged and funded by the NHS. This means that you will receive care and support to meet your assessed needs at no cost to you. NHS Continuing Health Care […]


My child is almost 18, what do I need to know?

Transition to Adult services can be a real minefield.  There are several guides available to help you navigate the system. Dimensions – Transition to Adulthood Mencap – Transition into Adult Services SCIE – Transition from child to Adult Services NICE – Transition from children to adult services for YP using […]


What is a Community Treatment Order (CTO)?

A Community Treatment Order (CTO) is a legal order made by the Mental Health Review Tribunal or by a Magistrate. It sets out the terms under which a person must accept medication and therapy, counselling, management, rehabilitation and other services while living in the community. Rethink – Community Treatment Orders Mind – Community Treatment Orders NHS […]