Direct payments

  1. Direct payments for care services
  2. How direct payments must be used
  3. How we assess your needs
  4. Your responsibilities (You are here)
  5. If you employ assistants

Your responsibilities

You must:

  • Be willing to receive direct payments and only spend the money on services to meet your assessed needs
  • Keep records of how the money is spent and agree for these to be checked by the Council
  • Follow good employer practice (if you choose to employ your own carer)

Support and advice is available in all aspects of your responsibilities.

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