What Are Direct Payments?
Direct payments are payments that Doncaster Council makes to you so that you are able to choose your own care and support services instead of having someone arrange them for you. You are able to choose the support that you want and you have the control of how your needs are met. You can also use the payments to be more independent which gives to the responsibility to look after your payments – if you are not confident in this field, you can get someone to help with this. You can search and purchase from our marketplace for a range of equipment, aids and adaptations that will be suitable for you. You will be a given a financial assessment first, then you may be asked to pay for some of the services.
You can only get direct payments if you are eligible and in need of help with everyday tasks that keep you safe and healthy.
Will I need to pay anything myself?
You will be a given a financial assessment first, Then you may be asked to pay for some of the services.