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Last updated:
16/11/2017

What is income?

  1. Overview
  2. What is residential care?
  3. Will I have to pay for residential care?
  4. What is capital?
  5. What is income?
  6. What is the most I will have to pay?
  7. What are top-up fees?
  8. How can I deal with problems about charges?
  9. Next steps

Once the Trust has looked at your Capital and decided that you don’t have to pay for your residential care in full, they will look at your income to decide how much you need to pay.

The Trust will leave you with £24.90 per week for personal needs but the rest of your income will be considered in the financial assessment.

The Trust will leave you with £24.90 per week for personal needs.

Your income can include most benefits and personal pensions, with the only income disregarded being Attendance Allowance and Disability Living Allowance/Personal Independence Payment, if you’re entering care temporarily.

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  1. Overview
  2. What is residential care?
  3. Will I have to pay for residential care?
  4. What is capital?
  5. What is income?
  6. What is the most I will have to pay?
  7. What are top-up fees?
  8. How can I deal with problems about charges?
  9. Next steps
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