fairer charging

fairer charging

A term referring to the method by which a social services department in the UK assesses a person’s expenditures, which are directly linked to the person’s disability. Expenditures include assistance and services, laundry and clothing, diet and food, assistive equipment, transportation, heating and electricity.
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Housing Benefit Delivery to also include collection of overpayments and assessments of DHP; Free School Meals Assessments; Local Welfare Assistance assessments; Fairer Charging and Residential Care Assessments and payment arrangements referenced to the client~s NHS Number to support the requirement for a single consolidated view of health and social care information; Council Tax and Business Rates collection; Recovery of former tenants arrears/parking fines/sundry debt.
The pair said a strong SNP group at Westminster would push for the HS2 high-speed train line to connect to Scotland, better broadband in disadvantaged communities and a fairer charging system for energy providers.
People told us they understand why we're having to have a fairer charging policy.
Middlesbrough Council's Executive approved changes to the Fairer Charging policy in December.
An Environment Agency spokesman said: "Widespread water metering implemented by water companies, including safeguards to protect vulnerable groups, would provide a fairer charging system and is vital to help reduce water consumption and avert future severe shortages.
The council operates a Fairer Charging policy that ensures individuals are financially assessed and receive welfare benefits advice to maximise income.
A council spokesman said last year's charges were too cheap and the new costs for some elderly people were in line with the government's Fairer Charging policies.
Replacing fees with a fairer charging system should be seen as an effective first step towards improving children's access to health services and achieving part of the UN's plan to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger and reduce child mortality by 2015
The financial assessments and charges raised are currently based on statutory guidance for Charging for Residential Accommodation Guide (CRAG) and Fairer Charging.
Tuesday, 6pm, Adults, Health & Social Care Scrutiny Panel: Housing and mental health issues, a review of a fairer charging policy.