Should the NHS pay for your old age care?

Sarah Coles
nurse with elderly patient
nurse with elderly patient

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A newspaper report has revealed that time is running out for people who want the NHS to pay for long term care for their sick and elderly relatives. Those who have had claims rejected and want to appeal need to do so before 30 September.

So what are the rules, and just how bad have things become?