Info and Downloads

You can now listen to the audio only version of our Your Support Your Choice guide to Self-directed Support. Click here to listen.


Your Support Your Choice Booklet – Dundee & Angus

Direct Payments Support Service Leaflet

Managing Your Self-directed Support Budget

Dundee Carers Centre Annual Report 2015-16

Self-directed Support – A National Strategy for Scotland

An essential guide to Independent living in Scotland (Booklet ILiS)

Self-directed Support: my support, my choice: your guide to social care

Self-directed Support: a carers’ guide

Scottish Government Guide ‘Directing Your Own Support’

Scottish Government Publication ‘Personal Assistant Employers Handbook’

MECOPP Translation Guide

(This DVD is aimed at explaining SDS to South Asian and Chinese people with support needs. The information is available in English, Bengali, Cantonese, Punjabi or Urdu).

Caring is a Journey Leaflet (October 2014)
This leaflet has been created by family and friends supporting a loved one experiencing mental illness, alongside NHS Tayside staff.

Personal Assistant Employer’s Guide

What is the Employer Quality Standard?

Useful Links and Key Organisations

Dundee My Life Portal


ACAS interactive tool for employers to check their working practices

Scottish Personal Assistant Employers Network (SPAEN)

Changing Support Changing Lives

Self-Directed Support Scotland

Scottish Consortium Learning Disability

HM Revenue and Customs

Scottish Government SDS Guidance Website

MECOPP SDS advice for Gypsy/Travellers

Personal Assistants Network Scotland

ILF Scotland

The NHS & SSSC’s Promoting Excellence in Dementia Care