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Journey to independence: how to run your life with direct payments

Presents an easy read guide to obtaining direct payments and choosing a carer. A Direct Payment is a cash payment from a Local Authority, to enable people to purchase their own services. The power to make Direct Payments is given to Local Authorities under the Community Care (Direct Payments) Act 1996, which came into force on the 1st April 1997. Guidance to accompany the Act specifically included people with a learning disability.

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Type of Reference
Manscpt
Publisher
British institute of learning disabilities
ISBN/ISSN
Resource Database
Social care online
Publication Year
2003
Edition
Reprint Edition
Reprint Edition
Issue Number
Start Page
140p. CD ROM