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Individual Budgets are an allocation of funding given to individuals after assessments which are deemed to be sufficient to meet the Individual’s assessed needs. Individuals can take either their Individual Budget as a Direct Payment, or choose the care provider of their choice but leave the social services to commission the services, have some combination of the two.

Individual Budgets are made up of other sources of funding such as independent living fund which is granted to those with severe disabilities living within their community and staying at home instead of residential care.

Both the Direct Payments and Individual Budgets are a central part of the Government’s Personalisation Initiative, which is aimed at giving individuals choice and control over the care services they receive.

Other funding methods

Self Funding

Many people pay for their own care because they do not meet the requirements for financial help with their care.

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Direct Payments

Direct Payments are Cash Budgets that are given in lieu to individuals who have been assessed to be…

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Continuing Care (NHS)

Individual’s nursing and care need is entitled to be paid for ‘in any setting’ – including in the…

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See also

Palliative Care

We have a dedicated team of staff who are committed to providing care and support to people who are at…

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Community Outreach

We also provide community outreach support/service for people with leaning disabilities and/or mental health needs.

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Live-In Care

With our live-in care service, we are able to provide you with somebody to live with you in your home and provide…

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