Home Care

Funding & Planning


Funding & Planning

Supporting to make the process simpler.

We understand that choosing care can be difficult, that’s why we try and support you to make the process as simple as possible. Neways at Home can provide you with the knowledge you need to make an informed decision about homecare.

When you make contact with us, you will be provided with an approximate quote before undertaking a homecare assessment to confirm the level and type of care required.

Our care packages can be tailored to meet your needs, however, we always recommend that our care calls are a minimum of one hour to ensure the quality of our care is the highest level for you or your family member.

If you are arranging care for yourself or a loved one over the age of 18, you may be entitled to additional financial support. If you have questions about the cost of homecare you can contact us today.

Attendance Allowance

Those aged 65 or over who need help with personal care, due to physical or mental disability, can apply to receive Attendance Allowance. This is a tax-free Government benefit which is not means-tested.

  • The basic rate of Attendance Allowance (£58.70 a week) is given to over 65s who need frequent help or constant supervision during the day, or supervision at night.
  • A higher rate of Attendance Allowance (£87.65 a week) is available to over 65s who need help and supervision throughout both the day and the night, or are living with a terminal illness.
  • People aged under 65 may be eligible for Personal Independence Payments instead. These payments range from £23.20 to £148.85 a week.

Follow this link to find out more or Visit www.direct.gov.uk and search for Attendance Allowance.

Careers Allowance

If you are 16 or over and spend more than 35 hours a week caring for someone with disabilities, you may be eligible to receive Carer’s Allowance (£66.15 a week).

This taxable benefit is not available to people who are in full-time education, receive certain other benefits, or earn more than £123.00 a week after certain deductions.

Visit www.direct.gov.uk and search for Carer’s Allowance for more information.