I have been receiving Direct Payments for the past two years now, and they’ve completely changed my life. Read more
Read our latest Impact Report highlighting how our charity has supported our customers, championed independent living, and improved the health and social care sector. Read more
We are looking to grow our Board and are now recruiting people with experience and passion in the following sectors: Legal, Social Care, Media/Marketing and HR. If you have lived experience of disability then read on. Read more
Members contribute to the direction of our charity, take part and vote in our AGM and have an active role in supporting people to live independently. Read more
You may have received a letter from West Sussex County Council about the introduction of pre-paid cards for people receiving Direct Payments. Find out more about how pre-paid cards work.
Make a difference to your life, and the life of a disabled person. Personal Assistants work directly for the person they support. As well as being rewarding, the role is varied and offers flexible hours.
Watch the BSL guide to Direct Payments to find out how managing your own personal budget can support your independence.
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Read information in Easy Read about money you can receive to pay for your care and support.
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We have a wide range of free resources and guidance on living independently, managing a personal budget and employing support staff.
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We nominated our lovely and inspirational trustee Mandy, for an NHS Star award in recognition for all of her work in palliative care. Read more
If you employ your own personal care assistants using a care or health budget and are committed to their learning and development, enter Skills for Care’s Accolades awards. Read more