Your local authority may ask you to pay towards the cost of accommodation but there are rules that determine how much they can charge.
If you need social care services, depending on your circumstances, your local authority may ask you to pay towards the cost.
- What is social care?
- When can the Trust charge me for non-residential services?
- I am a carer; will the Trust charge me?
- What if I cannot afford the charges?
- How can I deal with problems about charges?
- What are direct payments?
- Can I get direct payments?
- How will the local Trust pay me?
- What can I spend direct payments on?
- What are important things to know about managing Direct Payments?
- When will my direct payments end?
- Next steps
Even if you are not sure whether or not you have a specific mental health problem, it's important to seek help as this will play an important part towards getting and staying well.
What you can expect from private mental healthcare, how you can find private mental healthcare and how to pay for it.
Help with planning and managing your money if you have to go into hospital, and ensuring you don't have debts when you leave.
- How can going into hospital affect my finances?
- Should I tell anyone that I have gone into hospital?
- Will my employer pay me while I’m in hospital?
- I was claiming benefits when I went into hospital. What will happen to them?
- What about my property rates?
- What happens after 28 days of being in hospital?
- What will happen after 52 weeks of being in hospital?
- I was claiming Universal Credit, what happens to that?
- How can I pay my bills if I am in hospital?
- I can’t afford my debts, what can I do?
- What if I cannot look after my money?
- Next steps