Decision - Adult Social Care Charging Policy

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Adult Social Care Charging Policy

Decision Maker: Adult Care & Health Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Charges made to users of Adult Social Care services


(1)    That the following table of maximum charges are agreed with effect from 7th April 2014.



Maximum charges



Means tested charges



In-house Home Care

£20 per hour

£20 per hour

Day Care

£25 per day

£30 per day




Max Weekly Charge

£900 per week

£900 per week




Fixed Rate Charges



Transport Charge

£2.50 return

£3.00 return

Meals at Day Centre

£3.50 per meal

£3.90 per meal


Freeze CareLink charges for 2014/15 at: £14.50 p.month (2 key holders) £18.50 p.month (1 key) holder

£21.50 per month with no key holders, but with a key safe.

Continue to review these charges annually.

Additional charge for new ‘McareCareLink service – see para 3.15

Free for first month then £5 per month for current CareLink users and £12 for non CareLink users.


(2) That the Transport Policy be agreed as set out in the appendix to the report.


Report author: Angie Emerson

Publication date: 20/01/2014

Date of decision: 20/01/2014

Decided at meeting: 20/01/2014 - Adult Care & Health Committee

Effective from: 28/01/2014

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