Welcome to the Self-Directed Support Digital Toolkit. Get the information you need to learn about, access and manage Self-Directed Support. Each of the resources in the toolkit has valuable information about how to get more choice and control over support.


Below a series of helpful resources. Click on each thumbnail to read and download each one.

If you’re a citizen:

Alzheimer Scotland Self-Directed Support Leaflet.

Alzheimer Scotland Self-Directed Support Leaflet.

An introduction to Self-Directed Support for people living with dementia and their families.
Five important things.

Five important things.

Five things to know about Self Directed Support.
Useful Links.

Useful Links.

Useful SDS organisations and websites.
SDS: your guide

SDS: your guide

My support, my choice: your guide to social care.
Easy Read

Easy Read

An easy read guide to the Self-Directed Support Act
SDS: a guide for carers

SDS: a guide for carers

A guide to help carers understand SDS for their support needs.

If you’re a practitioner:

SDS: practitioner guidance.

SDS: practitioner guidance.

A guide for professionals in their SDS practice
Statutory guidance.

Statutory guidance.

Statutory guidance to accompany the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013.

  

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