- Personal health budgets allow people to choose their own health and care support, which could include:
- specially adapted wheelchairs designed to maximise independence
- a choice of personal assistants who can be specially trained to meet the individual’s needs
- technology, equipment or even an assistance dog to reduce the need for support from a carer
Monday, 25 February 2019
Expansion of budgets for personalised health and care support Wheelchair users and people who access aftercare services under the Mental Health Act will soon have a right to a personal health budget, the government has announced.