Promoting Independence Grant announced
Details of the allocation of the Promoting Independence Grant have been announced. The grant is meant to encourage joint working between Social Services and Health. This is the final year of the grant before the money is included in Local Authorities' standard spending assessments. Amongst the priorities, there is an emphasis on supporting disabled people into employment and promoting the rehabilitation of people so that they can remain in or re-enter employment.
Details of the grant and the allocations to each authority are available at www.doh.gov.uk/scg/independencegrant/index.htm