Cost of Care Homes UK
Are You Aware Just How Much Care Could Cost You?
Continuing care costs are expensive, but are you like so many others who just aren’t aware of the real expense of care and costs of care homes in UK? At Continuing Healthcare Direct we have professional advisors on hand to provide you with the facts and figures you need to help work out the right kind of care for you and your individual needs.
Understandably, most individuals want to live in their own home for as long as possible and local authorities do try to support and enable this. The average cost of care at home is roughly £15 an hour, just two hours of care a day throughout one year could cost you £10,000. Furthermore, if the care you need requires you to receive care provided by a live-in carer this could cost you even more.
The cost of care homes UK can vary greatly by location and depending on the care an individual requires. If you choose to live in a care home and also need nursing you will be expected to pay more for your care. On average, you can expect to spend roughly around £29,000 a year on the cost of care homes, rising to over £37,000 if nursing is also required.
In addition to the cost of care homes and nursing care in UK, other expenses that still may need to be paid for include things such as clothing, toiletries, personal items and outings. All are important to remember to consider when looking at the possible cost of your care. If care is funded, you will receive an allowance to cover the cost of such items. When looking at the cost of care homes, it’s important to find out what is included in the cost and what isn’t.
NHS’ Best Kept Secret! – Continuing Healthcare
Did you know that the NHS provides funding that can cover the cost of your care and the cost of care homes UK? Not many people do! We have been contacted by a number of people who have been given inaccurate information or little information about the funding that is available for continuing care.
If you are a UK resident and 18 years of age or over and have a primary health need, you could be eligible for NHS funding known as Continuing Healthcare. The NHS is responsible for arranging and covering the cost of care for those who are eligible for Continuing Healthcare therefore we want to help you access the funding that you are so rightly entitled to.
Call us on 0844 248 3254 and speak to one of our funding experts. Alternatively, complete out FREE online assessment to today and we will contact you.