If you qualify for help with your care needs from your Local Authority (Council) you can ask to receive Direct Payments, giving you more control and choice over how you live your life.
“A Direct Payment is funding from your local authority that provides choice and control over how disabled people receive support in their own home or in the community. The funding can be used to employ the people you want to support you, to purchase a service from a care provider, equipment or some other way you choose to meet your support needs.”
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
We are currently updating the information for Social Workers. However, if you have any questions then please email firstname.lastname@example.org, and we can answer any questions you may have.
Your can access information on 'Bristol City Council Adults' here.
WECIL funded by Skills for Care and delivered by BCE and Acorn Health and Safety are offering FREE Moving and Handling with Infection Control Training for DP recipients and their PAs. There are two options for Training:
For more information and to book your place please speak to your DP advisor or email email@example.com