Providers encouraged to avoid entering into unsustainable contracts

Jane Townson, Homecare Association chief executive

The minimum price for homecare has been calculated at £23.20 per hour, effective from April 2022, when the UK’s statutory minimum and living wages rise. This is the amount required, according to Homecare Association, to make sure the minimum legally compliant pay rate for care workers, their travel time, mileage and wage-related on-costs are met….

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