Consultation on Equitable Charging
Consultation on Equitable Charging in Community Care: Live from Monday 24th August to Sunday 18th October 2020
We would welcome your comments on the proposed change to Care Charges for Community Services by removing the maximum weekly charge of £400.00. The Care Act 2014 gives local authorities powers to charge for care and support to recover the real costs they incur when contracting for care and support. Calderdale Council currently caps the cost of community services for people irrespective of their ability to pay. This is not the same for someone who may need residential services for people with similar financial circumstances where they would be charged the real cost . The proposed change is to align charges with Residential care so the same financial thresholds apply to everyone. The Consultation is for service users who are directly impacted and those that may be affected should they need Community Services in the future.
We look forward to receiving your feedback:
- This can be done via Engage (Internet) https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/survey/equitable-charging-in-community-care-2020/
- Or a postal Information pack can be requested via telephone on 01422 390000 Or by sending an email request to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to find the right care for you or your relative
1. Find your local office
Bluebird Care delivers care from locally based offices, find yours to start your care journey today.
2. Get in touch with us
Fill in our call back form or give us a call to find out how we can help you.
We’ll come out to you to find out what you or your loved one needs to help stay independent at home.
4. Care team chosen & care starts
You'll be cared for by our specially trained team to support you to remain at home for as long as possible.