We recognise that choosing care community living is a major financial commitment, and that information and guidelines around fees and other costs can sometimes be complex and confusing.
A simple explanation of self-funding criteria is included below, further details of our weekly fees and guidance for those eligible for social services and/or NHS funding will be added soon. Regardless of your situation we strongly advise that you take independent financial advice from qualified advisors, such as SOLLA.
Under the current means-testing system in England, if you have capital (savings and assets) worth more than £23,250 - or a high enough weekly income - you will need to pay the full cost of your personal care, including accommodation costs. This is called self-funding, and will apply to the majority of our residents.
We feel its vital that everyone is clear of the financial implications of moving to a care studio from day one, and our advisors will work with all prospective residents to ensure that: