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Living Better Lives (ASC)

Finance and paying for care

There is usually a cost for support and services to help with living at home, or with care when it is needed. Below you will find information about how you will be charged for care arranged by the Council, ways to pay for your care and support services.

You may find it useful to get advice from an independent financial adviser or an independent organisation. We've included some information to help you find impartial advice.

In some circumstances different rules may apply as charging for residential and nursing home care can be complex so please treat this information as a guide. 

How much will I have to pay?

How we calculate charges, what we charge for and what happens with your home.

How much will I have to pay?

Ways to pay for your support and care

Information on personal budgets and how you can use it as direct payments or virtual budgets.

Ways to pay for your support and care

Paying your care fees online

Telecare and community alarm payment, day care fees, home care fees and residential fee charges.

Pay your care fees online

Disabled Facilities Grant

Find out about Disabled Facilities Grant including eligibility and what it can be used for.

Disabled Facilities Grant

Direct Payments

Find out about Direct Payments including eligibility and what they can and can't be used for.

Direct Payments

Money advice

Find local and national debt and money advice and information about paid for money advice.

Money advice

Managing someone's affairs

Information and advice about the different ways you can manage someone's affairs.

Managing someone's affairs

We want your feedback on our website

We are constantly working to improve the information on our 'support and care for adults' web pages.

Please take a couple of minutes to let us know about your experience using these web pages.

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