Many disabled people who opt for this find that it gives them more control and choice over how they live their lives.
Using Direct Payments allows you to buy services or pay someone to help you. If you choose this option, you will need to do certain things; such as keep records and submit accounts to the Local Authority (council). If you decide to employ a Personal Assistant(s) (PAs), you will also take on the legal responsibilities of being an employer.
As part of your Direct Payment budget you will receive a payment for all or some of the costs for a support agency to help you manage your Direct Payment. WECIL is one of these support agencies.
Our specialist team can:
Please contact us to see if we are able to support you – this will depend on your local council. For more information, or to start receiving our support, call the Direct Payments Support Service on 0117 947 9933 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
In receiving Direct Payments you may opt to employ a Personal Assistant to support you.
Our Payroll service supports Direct Payment recipients and small businesses to meet their legal obligations relating to paying employees. Anyone in the UK who has one or more employees can use this service.
WECIL’s Payroll service can:
For more information, or to start receiving our support, call the Payroll team on 0117 947 9933 or email email@example.com