Learn more about Self-Directed Support from the links below.
Self-Directed Support Scotland
Self-Directed Support Scotland gives further information around the 4 options available and has a helpful Frequently Asked Questions page to help you decide which option is best for you.
Employing Personal Assistants
Learn more about what is involved in employing your own Personal Assistants using direct payments including recruiting, contracting and preparing for your Personal Assistant to start work.
Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living
Get help with setting up your direct payment from our support service, Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living. They can help you to recruit and employ staff, provide support with contracting and and tax requirements and even provide you with a payroll service. You can discuss this with them by phone or they can arrange to visit you at home.