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

Setting up services

For most personal budget holders, once their support plan had been approved, the services and support they wanted were put in place relatively quickly, and people used their personal budgets in a wide variety of ways. The next section begins by briefly describing how people used their personal budgets and then goes on to consider what factors helped or hindered their ability to make the most of their personal budget.

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