Long Term Residential Care
Long-term care (LTC) is aimed at supporting both the medical and non-medical needs of individuals with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves for long periods of time.
The Needs Assessment Panel (NAP) meets weekly on a Thursday in Guernsey and is attended by the assessing Social Worker who presents the individuals needs assessment to the panel who make a decision on suitability for either Respite or Long Term Care Certification.
If certified as appropriate for Long Term Residential or Nursing Care the individual is required to pay a contribution towards their care on top of Social Security's awarded benefit called a 'co-payment'.
The 2020 co-payment fees (for those who do qualify for a Long Term Care Certificate) under this arrangement are,
- Residential Long Term Care at the Jubilee Sheltered Living Service - includes 24hr support with any personal care needs, laundry, weekly room cleaning, a midday meal, all bills (heating, TV licence, ambulance subscription etc.). The co-payment is £174.37 per person per week.
N.B If supper or breakfast is required in the Jubilee a further £4.10 for each meal will be billed to you monthly, or if you require an extra lunch for family or friends in either the Jubilee or Connaught an extra £7.15 will be charged per midday meal. (Excluding Christmas lunch which cost is determinable during December)
- Residential Long Term Care at the Connaught or Jubilee - including all the above services with addition of - daily room cleaning, three meals per day including snacks, activities and entertainment, is a co-payment of £209.37 per week.
Private Respite and Residential Care
There are a number of short term and long term options for a stay at the Connaught and Jubilee if individuals do not meet the criteria for Respite or Long Term Care or haven't been a resident of the Bailiwick for 5 years. The current cost for private care packages in the Connaught and Jubilee are:
- Residential Long Term Care at the Jubilee Sheltered Living Service includes 24 hr support with any personal care needs, Laundry, Weekly Room Cleaning, Midday Meal, all bills (heating, TV licence, Ambulance Subscription etc) is £638.26 per week.
N.B If supper or breakfast is required a further £4.15 for each meal will be billed to you monthly, or if you require an extra lunch for family or friends an extra £7.15 will be charged per midday meal. (Excluding Christmas lunch which cost is determinable during December)
- Residential Long Term Care at the Connaught - includes all the above services with addition of - Daily Room Cleaning, three Meals per day including Snacks, Activities and Entertainment is of £673.26 per week.
Fees are reviewed annually in line with Guernsey Social Services guidelines. Residential respite day and overnight stay at the Connaught is £102 per 24 hours (includes three meals and snacks/tea/coffee and options to have an assisted bath, all personal care, activities and entertainment).
Residential day rate at the Connaught (morning to evening) is £61.15 which includes a midday meal and options to have an assisted bath, including activities and entertainment (examples being crafts, music, chair yoga) or a half day for £30.60.
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