Self Direct Support
New legislation was introduced nationally this year called Self Directed Support (SDS), which provides individuals with potentially more choice on how and where they may spend any support allowance provided to them by the local authority. Angus Council have indicated that they intend to have SDS operational by April 2015.
Further details on the legislation is available form the following links:-
Together with the commencement of the Act the Government has also launched a series of Guides to help a range of individuals understand and get the most out of the Act.
These Guides are:
The Statutory Guidance and Regulations
A Guide for practitioners
A Guide for those who use services
A Guide for carers