What are my self-directed support choices?
There are four methods that you can choose from to help you plan, pay for and manage your support. A professional will help you choose a support plan and agree your individual budget. You will be financially assessed and may need to contribute towards your support. Self-directed Support will not affect any benefits that you receive.
The support plan options are:
Individual service fund:
We will choose, arrange and manage the support that is best for you.
Mixture of all three options:
A combination of the above three options can be chosen. For example: a personal assistant to help with washing and dressing (direct payment) and attend daycare for social interaction and being part of your community (arranged services).