Making personal budgets dementia friendly: a guide for local authorities

Alzheimer’s Society, November 2016

Alzheimer’s Society has produced a personal budgets guide of easy and cost-effective actions councils can take to improve the personal budgets process for people with dementia and their carers. The aim of this is to help local authorities deliver person-centred care.

Click here to view the guide.

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Integrating personal budgets for people with mental health problems

Social Care Institute for Excellence, December 2014

The Social Care Institute for Excellence has launched a new resource to support staff who are doing pioneering work with mental health personal budgets.  The guide has been written for professionals, charged with integrating personal budgets for adults of working age with mental health problems.

The guide gives an overview of the terminology and current policy background; it also examines the key areas that need to be tackled for integration to become a reality; and it makes recommendations for implementing integrated personal budgets in mental health.

Click here for further information and to download the guide.