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Fees and charges

Adult social care fees and charges 2020

Service users in receipt of care services will be offered a financial assessment which will take into account their income and savings and reflect whether they receive none residential care and support (i.e. care at home or in the community) or residential care and support as details below.

Contributions payable by service users for care at home and other non-residential care services (subject to financial assessment)

Contributions payable by service users for care at home and other non-residential care services charges
 Type of service Service user contributions
Maximum charge for non-residential care and support services £695 per week
Personal budget The service user will be financially assessed and asked to contribute the lower of the two figures:
The full amount of the personal budget ornet disposable income
Care at home (domiciliary care) Assessed charge - Subject to financial assessment
Supported living Assessed charge - Subject to financial assessment
Day care Assessed charge - Subject to financial assessment

Community alarm/telecare - provided by social care to meet identified need:

  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Diamond
  • GSM unit (SIM card/no landline)
Assessed charge - Subject to financial assessment
Provisional financial assessment rate pending full financial assessment Full cost of service

Contributions payable for other non-residential and residential care services (not subject to financial assessment) 

Contributions payable for other non-residential and residential care services charges
Type of servicesService user contributions
Domiciliary intermediate care - Re-enablement Care and Assessment and Rehabilitation centre Service No charge - free service for up to 6 weeks maximum then full financial assessment if services continue.
Residential respite care rate per night (up to first 8 weeks or continuous care or 12 separate weeks on a cumulative basis) £16.50 per night contribution to cover the cost of daily living expenses Financial assessment available on request
Short stay rate per night (up to first weeks) £16.50 per night contribution to cover the cost of daily living expenses. Financial assessment available on request
Transport £2.60 per one way journey
Meals at day centres Charge to cover cost of provision
  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Diamond plus
  • Diamond basic
  • GSM unit (SIM/no landline)
  • Couples charge
  • £ 4.65 per week (plus VAT)
  • £ 5.45 per week (plus VAT)
  • £ 7.05 per week (plus VAT)
  • £13.20 per week (plus VAT)
  • £25.40 per week (plus VAT)
  • £14.05 per week (plus VAT)
  • £10 per week (plus VAT
  • As above plus 50%

Residential care

Respite care charges
Type of serviceService user contribution
Long term residential care Financial assessment
Short stay £16.50 per night for first two weeks and then financial assessment
Financial assessment available on request
Residential respite care As above
Intermediate/rehabilitation No charge for up to six weeks when provided as part of a care plan and then subject to financial assessment
Provisional financial rate (pending a full financial assessment) £148.85 per week

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous charges
 Type of service charge
 

Hire of rooms at Blackpool Centre for Independent Living Centre (applicable to private sector organisations)

  • Elm Room
  • Maple Room
  • Pine Room
  • Oak Room

Out of hours room hire charge

  • Monday to Friday (evenings after 6.00 pm)
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Out of hours additional security charge

 
  • £45 per half day
  • £45 per half day
  • £35 per half day
  • £20 per half day

 

  • £35
  • £45
  • £55

 

  • £34
 

Extra Care Housing - Peace of mind services

 

Out of hours housing management

 

£13.25 per week flat rate charge. Includes access to on site core care and support service.  Rent and service charge are payable in addition to the charge for the Peace of Mind service.

£7.40 per week 

 

Deferred payment agreements

Set up fee

Annual administration fee (payable in advance)

Interest rate

Interest rate (six months after settlement due)

 

£700

£340

National rate

8%

Applicable thresholds 

Applicable thresholds information
 Applicable financial thresholds 2019 to 2020
Lower capital limit £14,250
Upper capital limit £23,250
Tariff income For every £250 or part of £250 above £14,250, you are treated
as if you have an extra £1 a week income.
Residential personal expenses allowance (pocket money) £24.90 per week

Administration of care package (where a service user has assets valued at more than £23,250)
Set up fee

Annual administration fee

 
£65

£60

Adjustments to contributions

Please note that when an individual's contribution to their personal budget has been established, this is the amount that they will be required to contribute unless the following circumstances apply:

  • A person is admitted to hospital or there is another absence from home for a period of more than 2 continuous weeks. The authority must be notified and the contribution towards the cost of the personal budget will be reviewed
  • A person dies in which case a refund or any balance outstanding will be calculated from the date of death
Client finances
Client finances2019 to 2020
 

Court of Protection fix costs

 

CAT I work up to and including the date upon which the court makes an order appointing a deputy

 

CAT II annual management fee

First year

Second year

NB: Where a service ssers net assets are below £16,000, the annual management fee should not exceed 3% of the service users assets

 

CAT III Annual property management fee

 

CAT IV Preparation and lodgement of annual report

 

Estates winding up fee level 1

Estates winding up fee level 2

Estates winding up fee level 3

 

Money Management Services

Living in residential care

Living in the community

 

 

 

 

£745

 

 

£775

£650

 

 

£300

 

£216

 

 

£200

£250

£350

 

 

£   7 per week

£ 10 per week