If you meet the criteria for Local Authority support with your care costs this is called a Budget and it is paid to you as a Direct Payment. You can then choose, arrange and pay for your support to meet your needs.

Direct Payments / Budgets offer you greater flexibility and control over your life.

Dudley MBC fact sheets about Direct Payments and Personal Budgets are available – please click here.

or for more information please the Access Team on 0300 555 0055.