Direct Payment Support Service Richmond

Having a Direct Payment gives you the opportunity to purchase your own support. This could mean paying for activities in your community or employing your own support staff.

We can:

- Explain what a Direct Payment is and how it can work for you or your loved one.
- Help you to recruit and employ your own support staff.
- Signpost you to other helpful organisations.
- Provide a payroll service and /or manage your Direct Payment money for you.
- Support you to manage your staff and your Direct Payment.
- Introduce you to other people who use Direct Payments for mutual support.

Service access criteria: Are you aged 18 or over, living in Richmond, looking for support at home?
Care at home
Employment and training initiatives
Day to day helping hand
Information and advice
Managing a long-term health condition
Mental health
Services for older people
Support with employment
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Waiting list (weeks): 1
Key words - separate with a comma: direct payments, adult social care, social support, social care, council services, support at home, support, social care funding