FOI Request Self Directed Support (2)
Can you please provide details of how many people in the authority area access Self Directed Support. Can you also provide details of how many of those accessing Self Directed Support are children under the age of 18 years.
Lastly, could you also break this information down with regards to how the Self Directed Support payments are made in terms of each available option i.e. ? Option 1 - direct payment ? Option 2 - the person directs the available support ? Option 3 - the local authority arranges the support ? Option 4 - a mix of the above
In terms of Children's Services we currently have 72 families in receipt of SDS which is split up as follows:
|SDS Options||Nos of Children up to 18 years|
Figures relating to those individuals in adult services in receipt of SDS and the split of option 1-4 this information is available from the published stats and is therefore exempt under Section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002- Information Otherwise Available. This information is published on the ScotGov website at