House of Commons Public Accounts Committee
Personal budgets in social care
This reports warns that stronger measures are needed to safeguard the interests of adults receiving personal budgets for social care. The committee calls on the Department of Health to set out clearly to local authorities and providers ‘what high-quality and proportionate support looks like’ and how much it costs, and recommends a range of analytical and other measures to safeguard users’ interests and the social care market.
Source: The King’s Fund Health and Management and Policy Alert 10 June 2016