Agency for ex-Services people relaunched

Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The Ex-Service Homes Referral Agency (ESHRA), the UK¹s only referral agency for all ex-service people and their dependents seeking residential and nursing care, was officially re-launched as part of The Royal British Legion on August 1. This followed a successful two-year trial period for the service, funded by the Confederation of British Service and Ex-Service Organisations (COBSEO). Controller of welfare for The Royal British Legion Terry English said ESHRA was available to all ex-Service people and their families, whether they were disabled or elderly and in need of nursing care, or experiencing another type of housing problem, such as eviction. “The expert team offers impartial advice and information tailored to each individual on all ex-Service care homes, respite and short welfare breaks, independent living and sheltered accommodation in both the voluntary and private sectors,” Mr English said. “The service can also provide details of retirement housing to rent and buy, as well as advice on funding pr

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