our fees explained at The Lawns

At brighterkind we are now publishing indicative prices for our homes as well as more information on what is and what isn’t included in the fees.  Please be aware that the indicative fees set out are estimates (based on standard minimum prices effective from April 2018) and for general guidance and assistance for self-funded residents only.

We don't charge administration fees, but we do charge a refundable deposit of one week's fees for people paying for their own care, to cover any owed sums to us from time to time. 

You may be entitled to support with the Care Home fees. Please visit our fees and funding page for an outline of the government rules surrounding funding assistance. We do recommend you seek confidential and independent, professional advice.

Your weekly fee includes:

- Care and support services which reflect your requirements. 

- Accommodation which includes:

  • the bedroom of your choice
  • laundry (and housekeeping)
  • utilities such as Wi-Fi, lighting, heating and hot water
  • furniture for your room and maintenance of the home and grounds

- Your food and dining service including drinks and snacks

- Membership of the Magic Moments Club

Little extras that are outside of the weekly fee

To make you feel at home we also offer a number of extra treats and services that you may wish to purchase when you move in.

Additional services include:

Professional hairdressing – please ask if you would like the current price list

Magazines and Newspapers at cost

Items such as fresh flowers for personal rooms, stationery, confectionery, alcoholic beverages, particular snacks and toiletries

In the absence of free provision by the NHS, the following may also be provided, but shall be charged in addition to the weekly fee:

  • Chiropody
  • Occupational therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Physiotherapy

Details of the current charges for these services are available from the Home Administrator

Our indicative weekly fees for those funding their own care

For those paying for their own care, we now provide an indicative weekly fee (below). Any financial contribution by the NHS for nursing care is paid directly to the care home and not included in these indicative prices. 

The final fee is dependent upon an individual's requirements and needs, as identified during the care needs assessment, the length of stay and the size and facilities of the room chosen. This will be discussed and agreed prior to moving into the home, as will arrangements for paying the weekly fee. To help those paying for their own care, our indicative weekly fees start from:

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