England & Wales, Scotland Health and social care , Welfare and equalities

Swift Read: Independent living for disabled adults in Scotland


Independent living can be defined as ‘disabled people of all ages having the same freedom, choice, dignity and control as other citizens at home, at work and in the community’. Enabling disabled people to live as independently as possible should be a core focus for local authorities, influencing decision making.

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