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Young Persons Family Fund: terms and conditions

Published: 21 Dec 2021

The Young Patients Family Fund will help to offset the cost of travelling to and from hospital during a young inpatient's (up to age 18) stay in hospital and the subsistence required to allow claimants to spend time to support the health and wellbeing of the child or young person.

Young Persons Family Fund: terms and conditions
8. What expenses cannot be claimed

8. What expenses cannot be claimed

The following cannot be claimed under this scheme*:

a) Loss of earnings

b) Parking fines

c) Childcare Costs

d) Car Hire

e) Visitors expenses beyond those covered by the fund

f) Expenses for outpatient appointments

g) Alcoholic drinks

h) Neonatal expenses incurred prior to 1st April 2018

i) Travel, accommodation and/or subsistence expenses associated with visiting young inpatients prior to the 26 July 2021 and the establishment of this fund. (This exclusion does not apply to the parents and carers of babies receiving neonatal care before 26 July 2021. Those individuals may still claim allowable expenses up to 26 July 2021 through the Neonatal Expenses Fund)

* Some items may be eligible for claiming under other schemes such as the Highland and Island Travel Scheme. Please contact a member of staff for more information..