Our specialist team can:

  • Explain how Direct Payment works and your responsibilities
  • Support you to receive and manage your DP funding
  • Visit you at home or talk via our support line for any queries
  • Support you to recruit and manage a Personal Assistant (PA) or find an agency
  • Help you to budget your Direct Payment and keep records
  • Provide training on how to become a better employer / employee
  • Ensure safety checks are carried out on anyone you employ

Please contact us to see if we are able to support you – this will depend on your local council. For more information, or to start receiving our support, call the Direct Payments Support Service on (01443) 827930 or e-mail: [email protected]