Care cost calculator
Get an estimate of how much you may need to contribute towards your care costs.
If you, or someone you know, need care, it is useful to get an idea of what the costs could be if it is arranged by the council.
This calculator will give you an estimate of how much you may need to pay towards long-term residential care, care in your home or a short stay in a residential home.
It is a free, confidential and easy-to-use tool for you to use in your own time. Only you will see your results, they will not be saved or shared with anyone else.
You can find more information on care and support charges and financial assessments on our Funding care and support page.
Before you start
To use the calculator you'll need details of:
- your income, from your pensions and benefits
- your savings and investments, such as ISAs and shares
- your essential bills and spending, for example your council tax, rent and mortgage
If you have a partner
This calculator gives an estimate for an individual single individuals only. Please enter information as a single person not as a couple. If you are moving into a residential placement, please state your personal income and capital and halve any joint accounts.
If you would like a financial estimate for care at home and are a member of a couple please contact the Finance and Benefits Team on 01454 864269 or email FABTEAM@southglos.gov.uk
This calculator does not give an estimate for help with home adaptations. For information on home adaptions visit our Adaptations to your home page.