Care Act: Personal budgets and direct payments training course

CPD Standards Office accredited course Our training course provides clarity on the legal duties around personal budgets and its relationship with direct payments from a knowledge and practical point of view. This is essential training for staff in social care, and important for provider organisations and children’s services.

Course content

This CPD-accredited course explores how personal budgets and direct payments are managed as required by the Care Act.

Content includes:

Learning outcomes

This useful course will give attendees a wider understanding of the concepts of personal budgets, direct payments and independent service funds.

Course attendees will:

Who should attend?

Social care and health staff working in local authorities, organisations providing care and support, voluntary organisations, housing and children’s services This includes social workers, social work team leaders frontline care staff, managers, occupational therapists, nurses, clinical staff, housing officers, carers.


Care Act – Personal Budgets and Direct Payments Course is delivered over one day.

CPD accreditation

CPD Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/13

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This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements.

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