What is a personal budget?
If your adult care needs are high or complex you may be entitled to funding.
To find out if you are eligible, we will need to:
If you are eligible, we will draw up a plan to support your needs. The money you receive is called a personal budget and it allows you to:
- choose and control the support that is best for you
- be fully involved in decisions about the help you need to live independently
- support yourself in ways that suit you
We can pay it:
- directly to you
- to someone else
- to a service provider
- or, as a combination of the above
You must spend the money as per the agreed plan to support your needs.