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Personal budgets

Instead of a managed budget where the local authority book and facilitate the child/ young person’s care package through our in-house services or external providers. Instead, you can manage the whole care package through the form of a personal budget.

This means the hours, and the cost associated with those hours, are paid to you/your child in the form of a direct payment. This follows the same process as a managed budget where direct payments are paid quarterly on to a pre-paid card. This can then be used to pay for activities and providers from our Short Breaks menu or alternative providers.

If you want a personal budget, please request this when you are being assessed by your allocated worker.

 

For further information:

Please contact Damon Prizeman

Direct Payments Co-ordinator (Bi-Borough)

Tel: 020 7641 7591 | Email: dprizeman1@westminster.gov.uk 



Last Updated 18/12/2019

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