Resources available for you to download to help you understand the Active Support model.

New revised Active Support Handbook

Download the Active Support Handbook which is a useful resource for anyone supporting people in an adult social care setting with learning disabilities, autism or challenging behaviour.

Active Support guidance aimed at parents and family carers 

With pointers as to what to look for in services where teams say they are using Active Support – to know it is actually happening in practice. This was produced following the successful Creating and Ordinary Life project. Also produced was a short easy read document for people using services about what support they should expect to receive from staff.

Close to Home

Download the chapters from the book; the story of nine people, all of whom lived for a part of their life in one of England’s first small community homes for people with severe intellectual disability.