Direct Payments support
IMPORTANT: 24th March 2020 – Following the direction issued from the Government on 23rd March 2020 we are currently in the process of making sure that our staff have a safe place to work away from the office.
19th March 2020 – Please read the coronavirus update we have published and sent to all our clients and PAs who we support with Direct Payments: Download the update here
See our announcement about closing our centre in Dunstable to protect staff and visitors.
‘Direct Payments’ or ‘Self directed support’ or ‘Personalisation’ is about people being in control of the care, support and services they receive.
We can help you get started and answer your questions along the way.
Our support advisors will discuss your needs and requirements of what your care and support should look like. They help with recruiting care staff, planning and training and how to manage the accounts.
We are just starting a brand new training programme for Personal Assistants (PAs) in care, helping both new and established PAs to get the most out of their rewarding role.
Please read our special notice about timesheets and deadlines for December.
The Disability Resource Centre is pleased to partner with CarePair to advertise jobs from employers who are looking to recruit personal assistants.
We have partnered with CarePair to help Personal Assistants and carers find jobs and for employers to find carers or PAs.
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Learn all about our self directed support service, all the many benefits and how we can help you to gain more control of the care and support you need.
Read how we helped Anna filling in forms, Peter to employ a personal assistant, Mrs Bartool to care for her daughter and more. These personal stories will give you an idea of how we can help you.
We offer self directed support services for self-funders too. Helping people best use their own resources without them having to do more of the administration tasks than they feel happy with. We can do as much or as little as you want and you can choose extra services at any time.
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