How to use your personal social care budget
If you’re eligible for financial support, you could get a personal budget to spend.
You’ll get a choice of 3 ways you can use your budget.
- a monthly direct payment to your bank. You can use this to choose what care you’d like based on an agreement with the council
- the council arranges and pays for your care for you
- a mix of the two ways. With the council paying for some services and you paying for the other
Find out more about personal budgets and direct payments on the Age UK website.