Care contribution estimator

The care contribution calculator will give you an estimate of the weekly amount you are likely to be asked to contribute towards the cost of your care.

The amount of money you will have to pay towards your care and support depends on a number of factors. We hope this estimator will help you to plan your budget.

Any contribution that you need to pay is chargeable from day one of receiving the service.

  • using this care contribution estimator is completely anonymous, you will not be asked for any information to identify yourself
  • you can view the completed form as a PDF file to save it or print it by clicking the ‘view form’ button on the last page

Do not select the submit button after completing the form as we are currently unable to receive information via this link.

Before you begin

You may want to ask for help from a relative or other suitable representative. You'll be asked to provide the following information.

  • about you - whether you are a home owner, have a spouse, civil partner or live with someone
  • your savings and money in your accounts - this is the total of all bank and building society accounts you have, including current accounts, it also includes any other savings or investments such as Post Office Savings, shares, ISAs, Premium Bonds, etc.
  • Where savings are jointly held you should only consider your share of them
  • your income
  • your weekly expenditure - if you receive care in your own home, this could include mortgage or rent, buildings insurance and Council Tax

How to provide your figures

Ensure that any figures are entered as 00.00 only.

e.g. 15160.50 or 10.00 would be correct.

Do not use commas, dashes or £

Care contribution estimator

Page last updated: 16 February 2024

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