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

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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

  • Personal Carer Assistant Card2020/05/11

    Personal Carer Assistant Card Following the huge success of the Young & Adult Carers Shopping E-card launched in April, Dundee Carers Centre are now rolling out their shopping e-card to Personal Care Assistants. The government have confirmed that Personal Care Assistants are key workers in the Health & Social Care Sector.  As part of their role, […]

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  • Service Update – Covid-19 23/03/202020/03/23

    Due to the ongoing developments of the COVID-19 in Scotland, we have taken the decision to close the office at Dundee Carers Centre and C Gate.  All operations are therefore to be carried out remotely by staff.  This will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and reviewed in line with government advice. We can assure […]

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  • ILF Transition Fund applications now open2019/11/14

    ILF Scotland are now taking applications for their new age eligibility of 16-25 (if you are 25, applications must be made before your 26th birthday). For more info and to apply visit https://ilf.scot/transition-fund/

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