What is excluded in the weekly fee?

The following services are excluded from the weekly fee:

  • Insurance for personal items
  • Personal Sky TV in suites
  • Clothing, shoes and slippers
  • Professional hairdressing
  • Chiropody
  • Manicures
  • Guest meals
  • Some alcoholic beverages
  • Admission fees for activities/ day trips
  • Taxi services
  • Non-emergency transportation
  • Dry cleaning
  • Personal newspapers and magazines
  • Personal purchases such as stationery, confectionery, alcoholic beverages, particular snacks, special soap and toiletries
  • Chaperone to non-emergency medical appointments (charged at £20 an hour)
  • Installation of private telephone line and internet cable
  • Telephone rental and calls
  • Personal television licence

In the absence of free provision by the NHS, the following may also be provided at an additional charge:

  • Opticians
  • Dentistry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Other privately arranged healthcare