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Paying for care?

dipssetdipsset Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited May 2018 in Disabled people
Hi has anyone had a letter from there council to say they have to pay £59 23 a week for contributions to receive the care they need from there carers 

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  • JennysDadJennysDad Member Posts: 2,308 Pioneering
    Just saying hello and welcome @dipsset. I don't have an answer for you, I'm afraid, but I know there will be others here who will and they will be in touch with you as your message filters through to them.
    Warmest best wishes,
    Richard
    @JennysDad
  • GeoarkGeoark Member, Scope Volunteer Posts: 1,370 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @dipsset and welcome to the community.

    I believe all the councils now charge for care depending on circumstances and income. This is because of the huge cuts they have received in their budgets from central government and they no longer have the funding to fully provide these services.

    The letter you received should state how the amount you have to pay has been calculated and there should be additional information regarding payments on the council website.

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