Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Finance'.
- A simplified system for Lincolnshire
This document describes a project to simplify systems and improve take up of Direct Payments in Lincolnshire where its complicated and bureaucratic service was affecting DP take up. There is a summary of recommendations with analysis including the risk management approach and project management tools used.
- Cash withdrawal record sheet - Sandwell
This form has been designed to help Direct Payment recipients manage their budget.
- Contracting for personalised outcomes: learning from emerging practice
Contracting for personalised outcomes draws on learning from six local authorities who have begun to reshape their contracts, processes, range of budget holding options and relationships with the provider market to ensure that personalised services are available for everyone with care and support needs. The report provides a summary of the contractual models identified, a framework for understanding the relationship between them and an account of the key messages for commissioners and providers.
- Contracting package for direct payments - Essex
These documents show how Essex County Council manages the financial arrangements with service users receiving Direct Payments.
- Cost effective implementation of Direct Payments - CSED study
This study, commissioned by the Care Services Efficiency Delivery programme at the Department of Health, demonstrates that a properly implemented Direct Payments payment process should be, at least, cost neutral and potentially beneficial in terms of cost.
- Credit union - Hull City Council
These documents show how Hull City Council has made financial services accessible through a Credit Union for service users who have not been able to access the facilities of the main banks and building societies, using Hull and East Yorkshire Credit Union.
- Direct payments and equipment
This document from Milton Keynes social services department gives guidance to workers on the provision of equipment by Direct Payment following assessment by Community Occupational Therapy and Sensory Impairment Services.
- Direct payments for carers
These documents show a systematic approach to Direct Payments for carers to purchase the services they are assessed as needing to support them in their caring role. They can give carers, and the cared for person, the flexibility they need to find solutions to their particular situation.
- Example of a Trust Deed - Sandwell
This document is a copy of the form used to set up a trust deed in Sandwell.
- Frequently asked questions about banking -Department of Health
This document from the Department of Health provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions in relation to Direct Payments and banking.