The effects and costs of personalized budgets for people with disabilities: A systematic review

December 2, 2022

This article reviews the peer-reviewed and grey literature published from January 1985 to November 2022 that has quantitatively evaluated the effects of personalized budgets for people with disabilities (PwDs), in terms of a range of benefit and cost outcomes. Despite wide variations in terms of study type and quality, targeted population, and programme implementation processes, some general conclusions may be drawn.  Most frequently, personalized budgets seem to offer both service users and caregivers better quality of life,  through increased control and decision-making and greater satisfaction with care. Read the full article.