What is 'Self Directed Support'?
Self-directed support is about people being in control of the support they need to live the life they choose, and putting them at the centre of services.
You may also have heard it called personalisation, or heard about personal budgets or direct payments. The next few pages of this website describe the basics of Self Directed Support.
- Self Directed Support - A Summary
- What are Personal Budgets and Direct Payments?
- Assessing your needs
- Planning your support
- Arranging your support
- Reviewing your needs
As always, you are not alone in this - talk to your social worker or contact our Central Advice and Duty Team for advice, support and information.