Paying for care and support

  1. Paying for care and support
  2. Cost of care (You are here)
  3. What the Council will pay towards care home costs
  4. Help with care costs
  5. Help if you self fund

Cost of care

There are charges for some social care or support services which you may have to pay. The amount you will have to pay will vary depending on the amount of care being received and your personal circumstances such as income and savings. For some care services you may not have to pay anything towards the cost of the services you receive.

Currently if you have more than £23,250 in savings you will have to pay the full cost of care at a charge of £15.43 per hour, up to a maximum of £432 per week.

If you have less than £23,250, or your savings drop under this amount, you can be financially assessed based on your income and savings. Charges vary depending on the amount of care being received and financial circumstances.

If you choose not to have a financial assessment you will have to pay the full cost of the care services which you receive.

Home Care

£15.43 per hour up to a maximum of £432 per week (subject to financial assessment)

In some circumstances care enablement maybe free for up to six weeks, dependent upon the outcome of your needs and financial assessment.

Day Care

Meal charges are variable

Care charge £15.00 per day

Transport flat rate £5.00 per journey

Rothercare

£144.04 per year

Flat rate £2.77 per week

We will supply and fit the community alarm free of charge.

Wardens

Free

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Flat rate £10 per badge

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