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Policy on Charging for Adult Social Care Services

This policy outlines our aims and principles for a fair approach to contributions made by a person to their social care services. It covers:

  • Background to charging
  • Regulations and guidance used
  • Aims and principles
  • Who is charged
  • The services charged for
  • How charges are calculated
  • What to do if a person’s circumstances change
  • Obtaining advice
  • What happens if a person fails to pay charges; and
  • What if a person has a dispute and would like to make a complaint.


The policy is split into 4 sections for ease of use:

  1. Overview of charging in Knowsley MBC
  2. Financial assessments for residential based services
  3. Financial assessments for community services
  4. Further information

Read the full document here

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