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Introduction to Personal Health Care Budgets
Intended audience group 2
Front line registered and unregistered staff in all health (NHS, Community and Primary Care) and social care environments, including health improvement personnel, nursing, practitioners, pharmacists, link workers, patient engagement , volunteers and personal assistants of care. All providing a care provision or working with people , families and communities..
This session explores the role of personal health budgets (PHBs) as a means of offering people greater choice and control over the care and support they receive. It will identify those groups with the legal right to hold a PHB and the key features which help to differentiate PHBs from other healthcare planning arrangements. Later, it will investigate how the money in a PHB can and cannot be spent and offer guidance on the steps involved in implementing and maintaining a PHB.
This session was updated on March 2020