Option 1 - The individual or carer chooses and arranges the support and manages the budget as a direct payment.

Option 1 – The individual or carer chooses and arranges the support and manages the budget as a direct payment.

You take a direct payment.
We tell you how much money can be spent on your support.
You take this money and arrange your own personal assistant. 
This way you have the most choice and control.
You also have the most responsibility for arranging things.

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Option 2 - The individual chooses the support and Dumfries and Galloway Social Services or Compass SDS Broker arranges the chosen support and manages the budget.

Option 2 – The individual chooses the support and Dumfries and Galloway Social Services or Compass SDS Broker arranges the chosen support and manages the budget.
We will tell you how much money can be spent on your support.
You can choose a personal assistant that you want to provide your support and we will arrange it for you. You and the personal assistant can then work together to help you achieve the things that are in your support plan.
This way you have choice and control but you do not have to manage the money in your account.

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Option 3 - Dumfries and Galloway Social Services choose and arrange the support.


Option 3 – Dumfries and Galloway Social Services choose and arrange the support.


After talking to you, we decide on and arrange your support.
We will tell you how much money can be spent on your support.
You ask us to choose and arrange the support that we think is right for you.
With this choice you have the least responsibility for arranging things.
But you also have less choice and control over what support you get.

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Option 4 - A mixture of options 1, 2 and 3.

Option 4 – A mixture of options 1, 2 and 3.

You use a mixture of ways to arrange your care and support.
Some people will want to control some parts of their care and support but not other parts.
Option 4 lets you pick the parts you want to decide about and what parts you want to leave to us.

To access our SDS brokerage, please contact Compass SDS via the website contact/enquiry service.