Contact us on 01387406401 for a FREE COMPREHENSIVE , NO OBLIGATION assessment of your needs in your own home. Our team can also go over all options for fuding and can assist you to secure funding if this is possible.
Trying to source care can be a major decision that you take. Your are then faced with a range of options and providers. You may not be sure if Social Service may cover the care costs. We try to make things as simple as possible for you.
If you or a loved one needs care, you can approach the Social Services department for a free assessment of your needs. Care funded by social services will depend on 2 key factors.
1. The condition and its effect on the individual
2. A financial assessment
If you are not eligible for funding, we can assist you as a private customer.
Even if you are eligible for funding via social services, we can provide your care package either by directly working with the local social services or through Direct Payments
If you are eligible for state funded care, the local authority can select a provider of their choice. Guardian Response is an approved and preferred provider for the Dumfries and Galloway Council. You may request your local social worker to select Guardian Response to deliver your care.
We care of people under a private contract for services we deliver.
We will invoice you every 4 weeks and you can pay by cash, direct debit or standing order.
We also accept Bitcoin as a method of payment.
A Direct Payment is made by your local authority directly to you to organise the services you need yourself or a loved on. You can decide on the provider of your choice and can choose to pay any extra costs or top up if required.
Anyone over 65 can apply Attendance Allowance (AA) for assistance with Personal Care . You may be entitled to either £55.10 or £82.30 per week. Attendance Allowance is non-means tested, tax free and paid in addition to state pension.
Pension Credit is an income-related benefit made up of 2 parts – Guarantee Credit and Savings Credit. Guarantee Credit tops up your weekly income if it’s below £163 (for single people) or £248.80 (for couples).Savings Credit is an extra payment for people who saved some money towards their retirement, for example a pension.