Self-directed Support in Scotland


Welcome to the Scottish Government's Self-directed Support (SDS) website.


This is a one-stop-shop for information about Self-directed Support for people who use social care services and health and social care professionals.


We would like to say a big thank you to Dundee Carers Centre and Adele Donald, who have, together with their focus group and learning network members, come together to create the film below.

This short animated film has narration & BSL and accompanies the “Your Support, Your Choice” booklet.  They are happy for you to share widely within your networks, link to/host on your websites:


The team will be out & about over the coming weeks with hard copies of the “ Your Support, Your Choice” booklets in Dundee & Angus, visiting those who have expressed an interest in using the materials with people whom they support.

For those outside of Dundee & Angus please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on how to access the booklets in a format which can be adapted to your local need/contact details.



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