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If you employ a paid carer, you have the legal responsibility of an employer. If the council is paying for some or all of your homecare, they must give you a care and support plan. Depending on your circumstances, your local council may contribute to the cost of homecare or you may have to pay for it yourself. You might need a paid carer for only an hour a week or for several hours a day. This means you could live in a care home that costs more than the council will pay.

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Telephone help for care homes

An ombudsman is an independent person who’s been appointed to look into complaints about organisations. It costs around £20 an hour for a carer to come to your home, but this will vary depending on where you live. Some, such as Attendance Allowance and Personal Independence Payments, are not means tested and they can help you meet the costs of homecare. If your needs assessment recommends homecare, you may get help with the cost from the council. All care homes should have a way to listen to your feedback and complaints.


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You might also consider home adaptations or household gadgets or equipment to make life easier. It doesn’t matter if you’re paying for the care home yourself or it’s funded by the council. You could also search for care homes on the CQC website to see their full reports. Before deciding how to pay for a care home, it’s worth asking your local authority for a needs assessment.


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