Glossary - F
|Fair Access to Care Services
||Department of Health guidance for councils providing a
framework for setting eligibility criteria for adult social care.
Its aim is to achieve fairer and more consistent eligibility
decisions across the country.
|Fairer Charging for Care Services
||Department of Health guidance for councils who decide to charge
for any non-residential services on how to design reasonable and
fair charging policies. It seeks to ensure greater
consistency in charging policies across the country.
||An assessment of an individual's finances to identify how much
they will be expected to contribute to the cost of their care and
||A housing-related support service that is not tied to any
specific accommodation. Rather, it is ‘attached’ to the person, and
follows them if they move to another address. It only lasts as long
as the person needs it then ‘floats away’. The service user does
not have to live at a specific address to receive the
||A budget, which can be used to pay for part of a person's
support arrangements. Most funding comes from local or
central government, and has specific conditions on what the money
can be used for.
||Framework i – the database used for service user
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- Care Choices -
Information about available care options and help to identify
relevant care providers.
- Care Quality Commission - Get
free, independent reports on the quality of your local homes and
care services to help you make an informed choice.
- Carewise -
Services and activities to support your care needs and general
- Counsel and Care
- National charity working with older people, their
families and carers to get the best care and support.
Disability Living Allowance - Information from
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