Self-directed support (SDS) Pathways

In each of the Pilotlight pathways, the co-design teams identify key themes from their research.  These themes are then explored further in working groups. Many of the SDS Resources were developed in response to these themes.

  • Access to self-directed support for people who have mental health problems

    SDS and Mental Health

    People with mental health problems have a low take up of Direct Payments relative to other groups...

  • Risk and capacity focusing on the interface between adult protection and self-directed support

    SDS and Risk and Capacity

    Balancing risk and capacity in assessing for and delivering self-directed support is a challenging...

  • Self-directed support for small business

    SDS for small business

    There are currently 1.2 million disabled people in the UK who are available for and want to work...

  • Self-directed support for School Leavers Unlocking the potential

    SDS for school leavers

    Young people with additional support needs and their families often experience poor co-ordination...

  • Ageing Well with SDS

    From April 2015 to April 2016 we worked with East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership...

  • SDS for Substance Misuse Recovery

    From June 2015 to June 2016 we worked with Turning Point Scotland and the Aberdeenshire Alcohol...

  • Living Well with SDS

    From January to December 2016 we worked with South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership on...