946. Payments for aftercare.

946.     Payments for aftercare.

For the purpose of securing the provision for a patient of aftercare services1, payments ('direct payments')2, may be made, with the patient's consent, to the patient or to a person nominated by the patient, where a pilot scheme is in place3.

Provision is also made for direct payments in respect of a person securing the provision of certain social care services4.

UPDATE

946     Payments for aftercare

text and notes—SI 2010/1000 repealed: SI 2013/1617. Provision for direct payments in connection with the provision of