What are personal budgets

A Personal Budget is amount of money which is provided to an person by the public authorities. The person can decide how to use the money to cover their support needs.

Why should we develop personal budgets funding model?

 

Meet the needs

Long-term care and support struggle to meet the individual needs and wishes of persons with support needs.

Challenges

Long-term care and support face challenges with access, affordability, quality of services, sustainability and workforce development.

Improvement

Personal Budgets improve the well-being of persons with long-term care and support needs.

Active participation

They enable people to make decisions, control their lives and participate actively in the development of services.

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