What it costs...

Our Rates & Charges

Our rates for Personal Care start at £7.25 for a half hour visit and £12.50 for an hours care.  

Domestic Support £12.50 per hour.  

Sitting Service £12.50 per hour.  

Shopping Service £15.00 per hour.  

Escort Duties £15.00 per hour.  

Mileage Rate is 0.40p per mile.  

Emergency Callouts and Escort Duties are charged at £25.00 per hour care.  

Please that from 1st April 2010. Service Users funded by Lancashire County Council Social Services the agreed Preferred Provider Rates will apply.  

Guidance Notes.  

Please note that we will stay for the full time that you are paying for and we will not take travelling time out of your calls unless travelling time as been agreed; this maybe because care staff are expected to travel longer distances or drive out into rural districts.  

All charges are strictly per carer.  

All care charges are VAT Exempt.  

We operate a consolidated rate system of charging i.e. a single price per half hour and a single price for an hours care across the week and inclusive of all Bank Holidays.  

Service rates of for Shopping duties are charged per hour, per carer and are inclusive of fuel for the first five miles of any journey including the return journey.  

Service rates of for Escort duties are charged per hour, per carer and are inclusive of fuel for the first five miles of any journey including the return journey. In some cases Escort duties may require two carers for Health and Safety reasons.  

A fuel charge of 0.40 pence per mile will be payable for all journeys over a total 5 miles.