Self-directed support, direct payments and personal budgets
Support to councils and providers to help people self-direct how they spend their allocated budget for improved wellbeing and independence. We have extensive resources on direct payments here.
Direct payments can and should work better for more people. Making Direct Payments Better; from insight to action shows what can be done.
How can we support direct payment recipients and council staff to maximise control over care and support while also meeting the core legal and financial obligations of councils? TLAP's report Imrproving Direct Payment Oversight provides practical examples from councils of how to reduce bureaucracy.
Watch our short explainer flms on how to improve direct payments. View all direct payment resources here..