A new online calculator which helps people to work out the likely charges when receiving care has been introduced by the City Council.
The calculator is designed for anyone who will be receiving care funded by the City Council, whether that’s at home, in the community or in a residential home. It provides estimates of weekly charges, before the figures are formally confirmed, reducing the need for a potentially anxious wait.
The new system is available via the council website, for both new and existing customers and can be filled out by those receiving care or friends and family on their behalf.
After entering details about the individual considering or already receiving care, the calculator estimates the weekly contribution required for different types of care.