Tag Archives: Direct Payment Support Services

Dementia-Friendly Personal Budgets (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary The Alzheimer’s Society wants local authorities in England to remove barriers which may prevent people with dementia having access to personal budgets. Less than one-third of people receiving social care support for problems relating to memory and cognition have … Continue reading

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Right to Ask for Personal Health Budgets (NHS England)

Summary From April 2014, people with significant health needs and who are eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare can request their NHS team to provide their care through a personal health budget. Personal health budgets allow people to exercise more independence … Continue reading

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Personal Budgets and Health: a Review and a Summary (PRUComm / Department of Health)

Summary The UK Government is committed to the use of personal health budgets for health service users. This follows an evaluation of the pilot programme 2009-2012 and relates to a wider personalisation agenda in health and social care reform in … Continue reading

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Personal Health Budgets for Older People (SCIE Report 63)

Summary This SCIE Report No.63, entitled “Improving personal budgets for older people: a research overview”, examines the evidence from UK research between 2007 and 2012 concerning the implementation and uptake of personal budgets and direct payments for older people. It … Continue reading

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