For people unable to manage their own care account Local Support Team can do this on their behalf by receiving and managing funds from the Local Authority and other funding streams, this is called a Managed Account. Local Support Team do not become involved in user’s personal finances.
A managed account has to be authorised by your Social Worker.
A managed account is just a holding account, Local Support Team will not manage your daily care, this is still your responsibility.
If a managed account is approved for you. Local Support Team will pay all agency bills or P.A wages on your behalf via a BACS transfer. We will also pay any HMRC bills and complete Quarterly Returns on your behalf.
For more information on managed accounts, please click here.