HOW MUCH PLEASE

For information and discussion about benefits
Q.1? How much per hour do you pay Care Companies for befriending with no personal care per hour?
Q.2 ? To all care companies.......
When direct payments average about £14 to£16.00 per hour and you charge £18.00 to £20.40 ph , WHERE do you think the other money (Top Up) is going to come from ??? Most on direct payments are on benefits and live hand to mouth ???
Hi Norm the care company I use for Dad charge the same rate as for PC which is £19.84 Mon- Fri and £24.80 at the weekend.
Have you tried Social Services to see if they offer a free or subsidised sitting service?