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Young Person’s Guide to Personal Budgets in England

This e-resource is written for young people with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition and may be considering a personal budget. The easy to use guide aims to help young people decide if a personal budget is right for them. The guide explains what a personal budget is, the different ways they may be funded and managed and how they can be used. Leah, Heidi and Chris – three young people who understand the complexity of having a personal budget – help you navigate the guide – sharing their personal experience of taking control of their lives and making the most of personal budgets.

The guide was written for Together for Short Lives by In Control, a charity which works to build a society that includes everyone equally.

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