This leaflet provides information for people who may be in need of NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care as a result of disability, accident or illness. It explains the process used to determine whether somebody is eligible for care funded entirely by the NHS.
Added translations of the leaflet in Bengali, Gujarati, Mandarin, Polish, Punjabi and Urdu.
Updated to reflect changes to the national framework in 2022, removed translations temporarily while they are being updated.
Added an HTML version of the guidance.
New version of leaflet document added, updated to reflect changes to the national framework in 2018. This was first published on the 'National framework for NHS continuing healthcare and NHS-funded nursing care' page, in December 2018.