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Snow and ice expected on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March - The Met Office has issed an amber weather warning from 4pm on Saturday 17 March through to 9am Sunday 18 March. In Essex, snow showers are expected to become more frequent through Saturday evening and night. Roads and public transport may be affected Check our Winter pages here for more details

Charging for care services

Once you have discussed any support you need and your care plan with your social care worker, you will need to have a financial assessment to work out how much, if anything, you must contribute towards the cost of the care services you may receive.

The following information will help guide you through this process and answer some of the many  questions you may have.


The assessment process Do I have to pay for my care services? Financial advice
Charges How we calculate the charge Completing the form
Required documents Deferred payment How to pay the charge
Change in circumstances Annual reassessments Contact us