This is your opportunity to have a voice on local and national issues affecting carers. Read through the list of consultations currently taking place and either follow the links to take part or complete the online form to have your say on any subject concerning carers.
SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL PROPOSED CHANGES TO CHARGING POLICY FOR ADULT SOCIAL CARE
Surrey County Council are holding a consultation on proposed changes to the Charging Policy for people who need care and support to live at home. There are four main changes which are being proposed:
1) Charging an administration fee to people who can afford to pay for the full cost of their care and support.
2) Percentage of available income taken in charges
3) The Council will include the full rate of higher rate Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance, or the enhanced rate of Personal Independence Payments when calculating income
4) The Council will no longer disregard £20 per week when charging for respite care.
There is an on line questionnaire on the SCC website where you can how let SCC know how you feel about these proposals. To find out more and complete the questionnaire please follow this link
The consultation is due to close on 16th June 2016.
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