There is usually a cost for care and support services unlike health care which is free to everyone at the point of delivery.
This page tells you about charging, how to apply for financial help and ways to pay for your care and support services.
You may find it useful to get advice from an independent financial adviser or an independent organisation. Locate can help you search for local independent financial advisers.
The amount you will have to pay depends on the help you need and the income and savings you have.
Depending on the type of care and support you're eligible for, different charges may apply. Download any of our factsheets, below, to help you understand our charges.
Read our charging policies for more information:
Contact us at Welfare Rights for help and advice about any problems.
If you suspect someone of making a fraudulent claim you can Report suspected fraud online.