The charges

Transport

Your transport contribution is based on the actual number of journeys you make with your transport service.

  • transport distance up to 5 miles (rate per journey) £5.17
  • transport distance 5 to 10 miles (rate per journey) £8.63
  • transport distance over 10 miles (rate per journey) £12.23

Deferred payment administration and interest

Deferred payments carry additional charges, as well as the cost of services being received. These are:

  • a one off up front charge of £458 to cover land registry search fees, registration costs, and the one off administration costs of the scheme
  • an annual charge of £12.94 to cover the costs of administering the scheme each year (this includes providing statements and reviewing the arrangement)

Interest costs will be charged on all debt from the date that the debt arises. The maximum interest rate will be set by the Government and will be linked to the 15-year average gilt yield rate which is 1.5% at the time of writing (January 2019). A default component will be added to this of 0.15%, making the overall interest rate 1.65%. The rate will be reviewed and amended twice a year in line with Government announced changes to the gilt yield rate. You will be advised of the current rate if you inquire about applying for a deferred payment.

Telecare

Telecare services cost £1.11 per week. Your telecare service contribution is based on the actual number of weeks or part weeks that you receive a telecare service.

Note – the charges for these services may change.

Day care

Your day care contribution is based on the actual number of days or part days you attend the day care service.

Day care – (day or part day rate) – £33.66

Home care

Home care costs £16.82 per hour. Your home care contribution is based on the actual number of home care hours that you receive. If you wish to cancel or change your care you must give 24 hours notice or you may still be charged.

Residential care

All residents have to pay for residential care, but the amount will be assessed according to your income and savings.

Residential care – more information

Respite residential care

Charges will be based on the actual individual daily cost of each service.

Personal assistant services

Personal assistant services cost £11.87 per hour. Your personal assistant contribution is based on the on the full cost of paying and employing personal assistants (hourly rate, via a direct payment).

Take A Break

Charges will be based on the actual individual cost of each service. The current charge is £15.41 per hour.

Sleeping night support

Support is charged at the full average cost, which equates to £9.40 per hour. The cost will be pro rata when shared between clients.

Waking night support

Waking night support is charged at the full average cost, which equates to £15.23 per hour. The cost will be pro rata when shared between clients.

24 hour live in support

24 hour live in support is charged at the full actual cost of the service. The cost will be pro rata when shared between clients.

Other chargeable services

You will be required to pay the full cost of other chargeable services and support such as laundry services.