The money can be used to buy the help identified in your assessment. This may be personal care, help with household tasks, day care or support with activities and respite/short breaks.

You cannot use Direct Payments for long-term residential care, or to pay for food, gas, electricity or other services.

Please note: All out going bills from the account must be paid via cheque, bank transfers and standing order only. NO cash withdrawals are to be made from the account.