Concern about personal budgets

Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Research carried out by care homes website – www.bettercaring,com – has uncovered uncertainty and scepticism about the Government’s personal care budget scheme.

The personal care budgets initiative will be implemented nationally in April, following trials in 13 pilot sites throughout the UK. Personal care budgets aim to give people in need of social care greater control over their care, delivering money on a monthly basis, providing people with more freedom to spend on whatever services they require.


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