Adult Social Care training and development - Care Act: Personal Budgets

Trainer

E-learning

CCC

Course details

Course objectives:

  • Elements of the personal budget.
  • Elements of care and support that are excluded from the personal budget.
  • Calculating the personal budget.
  • Agreeing the final budget.
  • Use of the personal budget.
  • Use of a carer’s personal budget.
  • Carer’s personal budgets where the adult being cared for does not have eligible needs.
  • Appeals and disputes.

Course content:

  • History of personal budgets
  • Choice and control
  • The personal budget
  • Elements of the personal budget
  • Additional charges
  • Intermediate care and reablement
  • Types of intermediate care
  • Elements of care and support that are excluded from the personal budget
  • Calculating the personal budget
  • Three principles
  • Agreeing the final budget
  • Changing the way a personal budget is provided
  • Increasing the amount of a personal budget
  • Decreasing the amount of a personal budget
  • Employing a personal assistant
  • Paying for a personal assistant
  • Use of the personal budget
  • Individual service fund
  • Using ISFs to promote wellbeing
  • Use of a carer’s personal budget
  • Carer’s personal budgets where the adult being cared for does not have eligible needs
  • Joint assessments
  • Appeals/disputes.

Course length

30 minutes

Target group

Social workers and Social care professionals who have a role in care and support planning and the deployment of personal budgets. Staff employed by local authorities and other organisations who are responsible for care and support planning and the administration and monitoring of personal budgets. Managers of people undertaking care and support planning and
the deployment of personal budgets.

Booking

This course can be accessed through the Council’s E-learning platform.
If you are unable to access the E-learning platform please contact: [email protected]

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