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Direct Payments are payments made directly to individuals who request to receive one to meet some or all of their eligible care and support needs. Carers may also be eligible for direct payments. A direct payment is not a benefit and does not affect any benefits that you receive.


  • More choice and control of your care package
  • You can choose who works for you
  • You can arrange times with them to suit you
  • You have more say in what tasks they do
  • It's more flexible as you can move your hours if necessary
  • You can pick and choose services which best suit your needs

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Telephone: 0121 709 7591                 Email:

The Age UK Solihull Direct Payments Welcome Pack, explains in a simple format how Direct Payments work.  Click here to view.

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