Service Prices

“When it comes to the cost of your Home Care, we like to keep it simple”

Understanding the costs associated with home care services can be overwhelming, which is why we strive to simplify the process. We recognise the challenges involved in arranging home care for yourself or a loved one and aim to make it as stress-free as possible, especially when it comes to understanding costs.

The pricing for home care services varies depending on individual needs. Visiting care is typically charged at an hourly rate, while live-in care, also known as “24-hour care,” is quoted at either a daily rate for short-term respite or a weekly rate for ongoing care. Our team is available to discuss the level of care that best suits your needs and to determine the financial feasibility of home care for you and your family.

Am I able to get financial support with the cost of my care?

In England, the threshold at which you may be required to cover the full cost of your care is £23,250. If your total assets, including most investments and savings, exceed this amount, your local authority may determine that you are financially capable of funding your own care. 

It is important to note that when it comes to receiving integrated care in your own home, the value of your property will not be taken into consideration. If you are unsure about your financial eligibility, you have the option to request a Financial Assessment from your local council to determine if you qualify for assistance with your care expenses. During this assessment, your financial situation will be reviewed to assess whether:

Paying for your own Care

Many of our clients choose to self-fund their home care services. While this option may not be feasible for everyone, we understand the challenges that can arise. We are here to support you and your family in developing a care package that suits your needs and circumstances. Our goal is to ensure that you receive the necessary support when it is most beneficial for you. Rest assured that your care plan can be adjusted as needed to accommodate any changes in your preferences or requirements.

Direct payment Cards

We accept Direct Payments for our services. If you receive financial assistance from social services and have opted for a direct payment arrangement, you can use these funds to cover the costs of our services.

At Absolute Care we believe in being clear about our pricing. The following is our current hourly price list;

Price
Weekday
Weekend
Day time (7am – 10pm)
£29.00 per hour
£31.00 per hour
Night time (10pm – 7am)
£29.00 per hour
£31.00 per hour
Sleeping night (10pm – 7am)
£140.00 per night
£150.00 per night
Travel charge
95p per visit
95p per visit

To ensure the quality and sustainability of our service we operate a 30-minute minimum call charge for each call. Our travel charge helps us cover travel time and other travel costs for our carers. It is charged per carer per visit.

Bank holidays will be charged at Time and a Half and Public holidays double time.

If you’d like to find out more, please call our friendly team on 01509 881 595 or complete our contact form.

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