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Essex CC Direct Payments and IBs compared, Power Point  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

Presentation by Essex County Council making a comparison between direct payments and personal budgets.

Essex CC Delivery of Personal Budgets Policy  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

Paper underpins the various means of delivering allocated resources to service users and carers as part of the Essex County Council Adult Social Care Putting People First self directed support model

Essex CC Charging Policy  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

Paper revises Essex County Council's existing Charging Policy so it is fit for purpose in light of the implementation of Self Directed Support.

Essex CC Carers Policy  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

This policy underpins a model of support that provides carers with the support and services they need to maintain their caring role and to promote their health and well being and to ensure consideration of carers needs is embedded in the SDS frame...

Essex CC Validation Policy  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

This paper provides the policy framework for confirmation of the content of support plans drawn up under self directed support and for validation of the personal budget.

Wigan - Trust Deed Information  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

To be read when setting up a Trust to administer a person's money on their behalf.

Wigan - Trust Deed Booklet  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

This booklet is useful when setting up a trust that will control money on a person's behalf. See also Wigan's Trust Deed Information.

Wigan - Individual budget annual monitoring  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

Provided by Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council, this monitoring return is a good example of light-touch monitoring.

West Sussex - SDS Terminology  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

A paper by West Sussex County Council that makes the case for precise use of language when talking about self- directed support.

Sheffield - Pricing Tool Presentation  - Last Updated : 18 January 2011

Presentation by Sheffield Care Trust on developing a Unit Price Model for in-house directly provided services.

Last Updated : 21 January 2011. Page Author: Laura Bimpson.