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Summary of the direct payments guidance 2011

A summary of the Community Care, Services for Carers and Children’s Services (Direct Payments) (Wales) Guidance 2011. Sections cover issues such as: developing direct payments services; consent, capacity and ability to manage direct payments; using direct payments; delivery issues, including choice and risk and Criminal Records Bureau checks; providing additional support for people who cannot make their own decisions (such as children and those receiving support under mental health laws); the importance of monitoring and review; and tackling problems such as what to do if money is not being spent properly. The summary makes reference to specific paragraphs of the full guidance throughout. Examples of questions to be answered in a care plan for a person who gets direct payments are included as an annex.

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Type of Reference
Welsh government
978 0 7504 6719 3
Resource Database
Social care online
Publication Year
Reprint Edition
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