How local authorities allocate resources to carers through carer personal budgets

Research output: Other contribution


Key aims of the study were to explore:

- What approaches local authorities in England were using to determine eligibility for, and levels of, carer personal budgets.

- Why these approaches were used.

- Anticipated changes to these approaches following implementation of the Care Act (the study was conducted before the Care Bill received Royal Assent).
Original languageEnglish
TypeResearch summary
PublisherNIHR School for Social Care Research
Number of pages3
Place of PublicationLondon
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameSSCR Research Findings
PublisherNIHR School for Social Care Research


  • adult social care
  • personalisation
  • carers
  • personal budgets
  • direct payments

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