Author: Dorset County Council
Dorset County Council is leading the way on helping people with learning disabilities and mental health problems manage personal budgets by using Individual Service Funds (ISFs). Here is their easy read guide on what this means.
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The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.
Individual Service Funds (ISFs) Easy Read © Dorset County Council Information and Engagement Team Adult and Community Services 2017.
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