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Supporting the development of personal budgets across Europe


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A New Way Home

A New Way Home

Frances Brown and John Dalrymple provide practical guidance on a personalised approach to leaving institutions.

Self-Directed Support: Your Choice, Your Right

Self-Directed Support: Your Choice

John Dalrymple, Donald Macaskill and Henry Simmons explore the development of self-directed support in Scotland and argue that there needs to be a greater commitment to the core human rights at stake.

Self-Directed Support in Finland

Self-Directed Support in Finland

This research report from Finland shows the success of personal budgets in improving the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.

Self-Directed Support is a Scottish Innovation

SDS is a Scottish Innovation

Simon Duffy explores the Scottish roots of SDS or self-directed support.

The Flexibility of Self-Directed Support

The Flexibility of Self-Directed Support

Simon Duffy, Pat Stack and Peter Gay report on the outcomes of a one day conference organised by the London Self-Directed Support Forum on the topic of flexibility.

Lobbying for Self-Directed Support

Lobbying for Self-Directed Support

Simon Duffy describes some of the strategies that can be used to shift systems towards the use of self-directed support.

Self-Directed Support

Self-Directed Support

This paper has been written as part of the SKILLS Project to begin the development of an international exploration of best-practice.