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What do care services cost?

Care services provided by the Council may require you to make a financial contribution to the cost of these care services. The contribution will be decided by a financial assessment.

The most we can charge for a package of community based care is £80 a week.

Some Services are free, other services ask for a contribution to the cost. Some services have a fixed cost which everyone has to pay.

Below are examples of services we offer:

LevelService2018/19 Unit Cost
 Home care (domiciliary care)£20.50 per hour
 Family aide£20.50 per hour
 Attendance at a day centre£15.00 per day
 Attendance at day and employment services£15.00 per day
 Transport to a day centreNo charge
 Respite in a care home£80 per week per single episode of care
 24 hour support (supported tenancy)£80.00 per week
 Shared lives scheme£28.85 per night (to a maximum of £70 per week)
 Meals at the day centre£7.50 per meal
 Housing Related SupportUnit Cost
Level 1Community alarm only£2.00 per week
Level 2Warden Service
9 am - 5 pm
Monday to Friday
£9.90 per week
Level 3Warden Service including
24 hr emergency call out
£80.00 per week
Level 4Individual room, live in housekeeper and meals£80.00 per week

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