Self-Directed Support E-Learning Course

Self-Directed Support, (SDS), puts a person in control of decisions about their life in relation to the services they need. Learn how in our Self-Directed Support e-learning course.

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Self-Directed Support Aims

Self-Directed Support means that people are given funds:

  • To enable them to plan their own support or care arrangements
  • To meet their specific needs and personal outcomes

Self-Directed Support puts the person in control of all aspects of choosing, planning and making decisions about their lives.

Self-Directed Support E-Learning Objectives

This Self-Directed Support e-learning programme aims to provide all Health, Care Management and Voluntary sector staff with:

  • An understanding of the benefits of Personalisation and Self Directed Support so that they can help Service Users or Patients to gain access to their own funding
  • Guidance about how Individualised Budgets (Personalised Budgets) are arranged, allocated, planned, supported, funded and audited
  • Information about how the Transformation agenda in Social and Health Care is being developed

Self-Directed Support E-Learning Course Content

The Self-Directed e-learning course provides information for Social and Health Care practitioners on:

  • The background to, and aims of, Self-Directed Support
  • Self-Assessment and service options
  • Funding, management and auditing of Individualised Budgets (Personalised Budgets)
  • Developing Support Plans
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