This guide can help you if you are getting social care support or if you are thinking of getting support.
This may be because you are a disabled person or because you have other support needs, like a mental health problem. Or it might be because you are an older person who could use some extra support to keep your independence.
This guide will also be useful if you are a relative or friend of someone who has support needs. If you are a carer you will also want to read another guide in this series - “Self Directed Support: a carers guide”.