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  • Cost of Living Versus Cost of Care

    Cost of Living Versus Cost of Care

    Thousands of people with disabilities and long-term illnesses are now in debt after being unable to pay for social care amid rising food and rent prices, according to new research by the BBC. Disability Sheffield’s Advocacy service is seeing more and more people they work with turning down the care they require because they cannot afford the contributions.

  • Adult Social Care Consultation

    Adult Social Care Consultation

    Sheffield City Council is consulting about increasing the cost of living allowance for people living at home and paying contributions towards their care and support. They are keen to hear people’s views and feedback can be given in different ways. The consultation runs until 16 February 2021.

  • Check Your Allowance for Housing Costs

    If you have a Care and Support package from Adult Social Care, or a Personal Budget, or an Individual Budget, this new allowance for your mortgage payment should significantly reduce the amount of your Contribution.

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