We offer wide-ranging and multicultural health care and support services for people in West Midlands and the surrounding areas.
Direct payments are cash payments made to individuals who have been assessed as needing services, in lieu of social service provisions.
Who can receive a direct payment?
Giving people choice and control over their own care
The duty to provide direct payments
You have a right to buy and manage your own care if you want.
SentriCare will offer you the option of Direct Payments and we will refer you to someone who can help you manage this process through our Direct Payments Support Scheme.
To give more power to the people who use social care, the Government introduced a system called Direct Payments.
With Direct Payments, the Government pays you an agreed amount (less any amount you have to pay yourself).
Direct payments gives you the ability to choose and buy your own care.
You can hire the care service of your choice.
Direct payments work for you and not for the council.