Direct Payments- what might they give? Can I hire my mum to be a PA?
Hi everyone. We have just had a needs assessment from a social worker but she has said the results will take over a month. My son is 11 and very physically disabled (I'm currently carrying him up and down stairs as our house can't fit a stairlift!). I also have ME and hypermobility syndrome, just to add to the fun. Direct payments have been mentioned, does anyone know a rough idea of what they might give? I don't know if I should expect to be able to pay for 2 or 20 hours care... also can I hire my mum to be a PA?! Thanks everyone!
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