Self-directed Support, Scotland, 2014-15

This ‘Data under Development’ Statistics Release presents the latest client and expenditure figures for Self-directed Support (SDS) in its first year of implementation (2014-15). SDS was introduced in Scotland on 1st April 2014 following the Social Care (

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Data under Development

As this is the first year for which data on Self-directed Support has been collected and analysed as part of the Social Care Survey, the data collection systems and quality assurance processes in place are still being developed. The statistics shown here, therefore, are data under development and should not be considered as National or Official Statistics.

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