The Appointeeship Service from The Money Carer Foundation is a flexible way to meet the needs of our service user clients and their circle of care. Our daily money management expertise provides the appropriate level of assistance and intervention as required on a client by client basis.
This could mean a personalised and bespoke daily money management program that encompasses the organisation becoming the appointee for our client. Our clients personal account manager will provide budgeting and general financial advocacy tasks to a more formal role where stronger safeguarding issues are needed to support the efforts of Local Authorities and other organisations that are helping to protect the individual.
Flexibility and Professionalism
The Money Carer Foundation assists individuals, their carers and or family members with the everyday management of a person's financial affairs. The service is tailored to the needs of our clients and our aim is simply to fit in as part of the wider care team.
In short we are a low cost and independent money management service. Our role is to receive our clients benefit payments and/or other funds and monitor and pay bills such as utility costs, day centre fees, rent, food purchasing allowances along with many other necessary billing requirements. Our service is provided within a secure, friendly and professional environment and we provide our clients (or their care manager for example) with monthly statements as part of our service.
The Money Carer Foundation also ensures that our clients are receiving all of the welfare benefits that they are entitled to. Where possible we will also explore eligibility for other supporting grants and services at a local level.
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Working in partnership with our clients circle of care, each service user has a dedicated Account Manager who is responsible for coordinating the everyday money management needs of our clients. Our Account Managers are the hub of contact between the client and their wider care team regarding their financial matters and as they regularly liaise with a number of people and organisations such as care support staff, family members, Local Authority safeguarding teams, utility companies, banks and the various DWP benefits agancies.
To learn more about how the The Money Carer Foundation can assist and protect individuals that need help with daily money management tasks please contact us online or call us free on 01928 288280.