Self-directed support

Community Living Project supports people with disabilities and their families to develop their personal leadership skills and to work towards building a good life for the future. A key way to achieve this is through supporting each person to make decisions around who works with them and to self-direct their day-to-day support.

Self-directed support is about helping the person to identify what’s important to them when recruiting their workers. It’s the person and their families who then manage their day-to-day support.

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The team at Western Australia’s Individualised Services (WAiS) have produced a fantastic resource called Choosing a Service Provider. It is not a list of service providers. It is a guide to help you to decide what is right for you. It takes you through the steps to get ready and […]

Choosing a Service Provider