We provide a range of care services to help people stay independent in their own homes for as long as possible.
Many of these services are free such as:
For other services, there is a charge.
Please refer to our Social Care Charges booklet. It may mean we will ask you to contribute to the cost of your care, depending on your personal circumstances.
We take into account:
We will only ask people to pay what they can afford based on a financial assessment.
A Council officer may visit you to gather this information so we can make sure charges are fair and accurate. The officer can also give advice and help you claim for any benefits you may be entitled to.
Chargeable services provided include:
You can also refer to our Register of Charges for information.
You will not have to contribute to services that meet your personal care needs (hygiene, health, etc) as these are free to you. However, you may be asked to contribute to services that meet your non personal care needs for example housework, shopping, Telecare, day care and respite.
The personal allowance is dependent on your age. Please contact us using the details below for information about personal allowance rates.
You will be asked to provide details about:
Please Note: If you do not give the council all your details, you may be asked to contribute to the full cost of your service.
For further information, please contact us using the details below. You can also refer to the document below:
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 452498 / 450000