SCIE Report 40: Keeping personal budgets personal: learning from the experiences of older people, people with mental health problems and their carers

Support planning and setting up services

Staff attitudes and knowledge are crucial in enabling people to make the most of their personal budgets

Introduction

This section focuses on support planning, including the role that support provider organisations and carers had in this process. It also describes how personal budget holders used their personal budgets and how they made the most of them. Lastly, it considers the factors which facilitated or hindered flexibility and choice. Although discussion and decisions about deployment options are often part of support planning, they are discussed in detail in alongside our findings related to managing personal budgets.

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