Paying for care
|Which types of services cost money?|
Care and support is not a free service like the NHS. Some care and support services are provided free of charge, but you may need to pay for other types of services, depending on how much money you have. The lists below tell you which services are free and which you may have to pay for.
Care and support services provided free of charge
Hampshire County Council social care
Care and support services for which you may need to pay
Care and support services for which you will need to pay
|How much will I be asked to pay?|
The amount you may be asked to pay will depend on:
Hampshire County Council will carry out a financial assessment to work out how much, if anything, you will need to pay towards the cost of your care.
|How will you make a decision?|
Conducting a financial assessment is a complex process which is dependent on a wide range of factors. Every case is dealt with on an individual basis but here’s how it works, in general, for:
|What do I do if I disagree with your decision?|
If you disagree with our decision not to pay for your care services, or you don’t think you’ve been offered enough support to meet your needs, you should speak out: