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Last updated:
19/10/2018

What if I cannot afford the charges?

  1. Overview
  2. What is social care and will I be charged?
  3. What is a personal budget?
  4. Will I have to pay if Section 117 applies to me?
  5. What if I cannot afford the charges?
  6. Can I complain about the charges?
  7. Direct Payments
  8. Next steps
You should tell the local authority if you feel you cannot afford the amount they are charging you.

You should tell the local authority if you feel you cannot afford the amount they are charging you. You can tell the person who did the assessment with you and ask them to review it. The local authority must not charge you more than you can afford. You could complete a budget sheet for evidence to show that you cannot afford to pay the charges.

 

 

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  1. Overview
  2. What is social care and will I be charged?
  3. What is a personal budget?
  4. Will I have to pay if Section 117 applies to me?
  5. What if I cannot afford the charges?
  6. Can I complain about the charges?
  7. Direct Payments
  8. Next steps
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