Jargon Busting

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Disability Advice | 0 comments

Jargon Busting

Do you ever get confused by the benefits system don’t worry many people do. We hope by breaking down the jargon you will have a better understanding of all the various benefits and how they effect you.

Direct payments are cash payments made to individuals who have been assessed as needing services, in lieu of social service provisions

Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social or economic strength of individuals and communities. It often involves the empowered developing confidence in their own capacities.

An Individual Budget is designed to provide individuals who currently receive services greater choice and control over their support arrangements. It includes funding from different streams

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