An NHS Continuing Healthcare Previously Unassessed Period of Care (PUPoC) refers to a specific request to consider eligibility for a past period of NHS Continuing Healthcare.
NHS Continuing Healthcare Previously Unassessed Periods of Care may relate to either deceased or ongoing eligible cases.
For example, an individual may be:
- Deceased and their family may make a claim to consider eligibility for a past period of care in isolation or
- Agreed eligible for Standard NHS Continuing Healthcare via the normal assessment route and also have a claim for a past period of care considered.
For further information on NHS Continuing Healthcare Previously Unassessed Periods of Care, see the:
- Department of Health and Social Care part of the gov.uk website at: National framework for NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care
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