Self Directed Support (SDS) policy

Self Directed Support (SDS) policy outlines Borough of Poole Self Directed Support framework for Adult Social Care that, in line with current legislation offers a flexible and person centred approach to working with adults in need of care and carers in need of support.

The above is a Borough of Poole document from pre 1 April 2019 (unless otherwise stated). It has been adopted by BCP Council and will, in time, be replaced by a BCP Council document.

This document applies to service users from the Poole locality and to staff carrying out functions that relate to these individuals. Minor changes may have been made to ensure contact information and website links are correct and relevant from 1 April 2019.

All policies will now be reviewed as part of a planned schedule, following the Borough’s transition to BCP Council on 1 April 2019.

Contact us


Telephone 01202 261098


Adult Social Care – Services
Borough of Poole
Civic Centre Annexe
Park Road
BH15 2RT

Page last updated: 21 May 2019
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