Guidance on the legal rights to have personal health budgets and personal wheelchair budgets

Guidance on the legal rights to have personal health budgets and personal wheelchair budgets

This guidance will help clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and other
commissioners of adult and children’s health and care services to understand
the right to have a personal health budget for:

• Adult NHS Continuing Healthcare (NHS CHC)
• After-care services under section 117 of the Mental Health Act (1983)
• Personal wheelchair budgets
• Children and young people’s continuing care

It will also be of interest to:

• People providing support to commissioners
• People providing health and care services
• Voluntary sector groups and user led organisations who have an interest in
personal health budgets
• Patients and carers

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