The national evaluation of the Individual Budgets Pilot Programme: Experiences and implications for care coordinators and managers

Research output: Other contribution


  • C Glendinning
  • D Challis
  • J Fernez
  • S Jacobs
  • K Jones
  • M Knapp
  • J Manthorpe
  • N Moran
  • A Netten
  • M Stevens
  • M Wilberforce


Publication details

DatePublished - 2008
PublisherSocial Policy Research Unit
Number of pages4
Place of PublicationUniversity of York, York
Original languageEnglish

Publication series

NameResearch Findings


The Individual Budgets (IBs) pilot programme tested new ways of giving people who use adult social care a greater say in the assessment of their needs, better understanding of how resources are allocated to meet those needs, and greater flexibility in using resources to meet individual priorities.
Amongst other findings, the evaluation of the pilot programme found that IBs presented a variety of challenges and opportunities for the practitioners involved in their implementation.

    Research areas

  • funding issues, ill/disabled adults, older people, social care services issues


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