Care Homes Fees 2024 – 25
Devon County Council has written directly to all Devon care home providers with details of the proposed annual fee increases for 2024-5.
Devon County Council proposes to set care home fees for 2024/25 by applying 4% to sector specific inflation indicators to the personalised fee model, banded fee model, and non-banded rates as described in the consultation document. This recognises a reducing inflation rate, that is forecast to reduce further over the next 12 months to an average of 2.2% in 24/25.
Personalised Fee Model – Care Cost Hourly Rate
It is proposed that the care cost hourly rate increase from £14.16 per hour to £14.72 per
Personalised Fee Model – Accommodation Costs
The Council also proposes to apply 4% to the accommodation weekly rates as follows:
• Residential to increase from £396 per week to £412 per week.
• Nursing to increase from £414 per week to £431 per week.
It is proposed Non-banded rates be uplifted by 4%
Banded Fee Inflation
The inflation approach for the banded fee proposes that 4% be added to the 23/24 fee as below:
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