A round up of the various SDS guides, if you have a guide that might be suitable for this page please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Advocacy and Self-directed Support:Guidelines for Advocates
Self-directed Support for children and families: A user and parent guide – Here you will find information and guidance about SDS for children and young people with social care needs up to the age of 18, taking account of their transition to adult services.
VIDEO: Self-directed Support – Pick ‘n’ Mix
Choosing Your Support… Through Individual Service Fund – Accessible information guide on Option 2
VIDEO: Self-directed Support Videos in English, Bengali, Cantonese, Punjabi, Urdu
Self-Directed Support: Translation Guide
Self-Directed Support and Gypsy/Travellers
Charging for Social Care Services: A brief summary for carers
People As Partners – Scottish Care
Guide 1: An introduction to self-directed support for providers
Guide 2: The values and principles of self-directed support
Guide 3: Outcomes assessment in self-directed support services
Guide 4: Support planning and the provider’s role – This particular guide explores support planning.
Guide 5: The four SDS options and the provider’s role – This guide explores what the four options available under self-directed support legislation might mean in practice not only for older people who use services but for providers. It examines issues related to direct payments, individual service funds, traditional service delivery and the potential of mixing and matching provision.
Self Directed Support: my support, my choice: your guide to social care – The Citizens guide
Self Directed Support: a guide for carers – The Carers guide
Self Directed Support: practitioner guidance – The Practitioners Guidance
Getting the support you need: A guide to Self Directed Support – A guide for Stroke survivors and their carers
Stroke, Advocacy and Self-directed Support: A guide for health and social care professionals