Audit Scotland survey on self-directed support

Social work and healthcare staff who carry out social care assessments, reviews and support plans for people with social care needs are being asked to complete an online survey for ... Continue Reading →

Self-directed Support Strategy Implementation Plan 2016-2018 launched

The Scottish Government has launched phase three of the Self-directed Support Strategy – the Implementation Plan for 2016-2018. Set against four of Scottish Government’s strategic ... Continue Reading →

Sharing successful personal assistant stories

The positive difference employing personal assistants (PAs) can make to people’s lives is shared in a series of new films from Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL). GCIL worked ... Continue Reading →

Working with personal outcomes: what keeps you going?

The report and presentations from the Working with personal outcomes: what keeps you going? events are now available. We held four events, in partnership with NHS Education Scotland ... Continue Reading →

Supporting workforce development for self-directed support

Our work is supporting the social service workforce to build local skills and capacity for change. That is the message of a new evaluation report of our work as part of the Self-Directed ... Continue Reading →

Why not have an SDS blether?

SDS Blether Week 13 – 17 June SDS Blether Week is a time for people to have conversations to help develop their understanding of self-directed support (SDS). The aim of SDS Blether ... Continue Reading →

Self-directed support and systems thinking event report and presentations

The report and presentations from the self-directed support (SDS) and systems thinking workshop are now available. A wide range of people from across health and social care took part ... Continue Reading →

New Equal Partners in Care elearning modules

New elearning modules are now available to support workers from health, social care and other services to work in partnership with carers and young carers. The Equal Partners in Care ... Continue Reading →

SSSC help communities learn with peer support networks

We are working with health and social care partnerships across Scotland to support the learning and development of the workforce as they move towards integrated services. Working with ... Continue Reading →

Progress in Personalisation: A self-assessment framework, SDS resource and training programme

The Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability (SCLD) has launched a new performance improvement resource for service providers.  Progress in Personalisation is a self-assessment ... Continue Reading →