Personal budgets give you the choice to choose what support you wish to have. It is the total amount you will receive for your care and support. You will be given an annual personal budget allocation following an assessment. Direct payments is how you can pay for your care and support that is detailed in your plan.
- What are direct payments
- Pre-payment account
- What can direct payments be used for?
- Direct payments for employing a personal assistant
- Direct payments for equipment and assistive technology
- Should I keep receipts?
- Payment schedule
- What to do if circumstances or my situation changes?
- Ending a direct payment
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) information
View the following videos for more information on direct payments
Want to know more about Direct Payments?
This video will tell you about Direct Payments and the pre-payment card.
How to set up your Direct Payments process
This video shows you how to use your Direct Payment account online.
Who can I contact for more advice?
You can contact the Adult Contact Team please call 01905 768053.
Offer advice, guidance and practical solutions to enable people with disabilities and older people to live independently in their own homes, to achieve their goals in life and to help them play an active part in their community. For more help with personal budgets and direct payments visit the Penderels Trust website (opens in a new window).