Key points of this subject
- If you need residential care, your Trust will have to charge if you can afford to pay.
- If you are not happy about how much the Trust is charging, you can ask for a review or complain.
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This article is here to help you know exactly how payments work when it comes to residential care, with an overview of the rules the local Trusts have on charging for residential accommodation. It explains how much you will need to pay when you are unwell and need support in the form of residential care accommodation, along with how you can gain financial assistance. Please note, this article does not cover some types of supported housing, where you receive Housing Benefit to cover your accommodation cost.