Whats Going On In The Uk

Below are some examples from Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations already providing services to customers with a Personal Budget and to self funders.

Support Brokerage
Below are examples of brokerage services already being provided by the Voluntary Sector.
- Richmond Independent Brokerage Service (RIBS) is a consortium of Voluntary Sector organisations providing brokerage services.
- Sheffield City Council has a set of brokerage standards in place. Many of those adhering to the standard and providing services are Voluntary Sector Orgnaisations. Take a look here

Paid for services
- ASC Choice
An example of a 'paid for' service from Age Concern Sheffield.

- The Keeping House Directory
Take a look at this online directory for examples of a broad range of paid for services. Many are Voluntary Sector and Social Enterprises.

Marketing and Promotion
- Touchstone
A Voluntary Sector Organisation promoting their package of personalised services to those in receipt of Self Directed Support