Reimbursements and payments for service user involvement

Document type
Briefing
Corporate author(s)
Social Care Institute for Excellence (Great Britain)
Publisher
Social Care Institute for Excellence
Date of publication
1 October 2011
Series
At a glance; 50
Subject(s)
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This At a glance briefing looks at benefit changes that can make it easier for service users and carers to get involved in paid participation for social care consultations and events. Barriers to involvement have been eased for service users and carers who are in receipt of state benefits. Service users and carers who are paid for involvement may be reimbursed out-of-pocket expenses without affecting their benefits.

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