Welcome to our Self-directed Support Service Website, for Dundee and Angus.



What is Self-directed Support

Self-directed Support (SDS) is the way in which support services are now provided by the Health and Social Care Partnership.  There are 4 options, these are:

Option 1 – Direct Payment
You receive the funds to buy support yourself

Option 2 – Individual Service Funds
You choose the support you would like and it is arranged for you

Option 3 – Traditional Services
The Health and Social Care Partnership arrange support on your behalf

Option 4 – Combination of Option 1, 2 or 3


Latest News

  • Free Online Training Modules for PAs2021/05/06

    Personal Assistants Network Scotland have revamped their online PA Learning offer for 2021/22.  Applications will be accepted from Tuesday 4th May The courses on offer are as follows – Challenging Behaviour Communicating Effectively Dementia Care Food Hygiene Health & Safety Infection Control person-centered Care Principles of Care and Confidentiality Safe Administration of Medicine Safeguarding of […]

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  • Personal Carer Assistant Card2021/01/21

    Personal Carer Assistant Card Employers of Personal Assistants are reminded that they can apply for a Shopping E-card on behalf of their employees, so that they are able to shop within restricted times implemented by some shops and supermarkets.   The government have confirmed that Personal Care Assistants are key workers in the Health & Social […]

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