New resources at the SSKS self-directed support portal

Self-directed support (SDS) enables individuals to have choice and control of managing their own care budget. It requires individuals to consider what is important to them and what ... Continue Reading →

New financial guidance for self-directed support

Jamie Hepburn, the Minister for Sport, Health Improvement and Mental Health, recently launched the new financial guidance notes for self-directed support (SDS). Funded by the Scottish ... Continue Reading →

New self-directed support resources

New, additional sections on the NHS Education for Scotland (NES) self-directed support portal are now available. The sections link to information regarding self-directed support and ... Continue Reading →

What’s on at Homelands Trust Paxton Centre

The Homelands Trust – Fife is an independent, Fife-based charity working to improve the quality of life of people affected by disability through the provision of top quality holiday ... Continue Reading →

Launch of SDS and Gypsy/Travellers research report

The Self-directed Support (SDS) and Gypsy/Travellers research report presents the findings of a one-year research project, funded by the Scottish Government, exploring the potential ... Continue Reading →

New self-directed support website

The Scottish Government has launched a new self-directed support (SDS) website. The new website is intended as an information tool for service users, carers and practitioners.  A ... Continue Reading →

Information roadshow on social care and support in Edinburgh

Come along to the the City of Edinburgh Council’s roadshow to find out more about social care and support for people in Edinburgh. Events on the theme of Your Care, Your Support ... Continue Reading →

Small changes really can make a big difference

The recent Smarter Learning for Self-directed Support Conference invited everyone to think about the small things they can do to make a big difference to someone’s life.  The event took ... Continue Reading →

What’s on Self-directed Support Awareness Week 2015

The Self-directed Support Awareness Week runs from 30 March to 3 April and we’d like to hear what your plans are. To celebrate the 1st anniversary of the Social Care (Self-directed ... Continue Reading →

National Provider Guide to self-directed support now online

The National Provider Guide to self-directed support is now available online. Providers and Personalisation has been working with providers from across Scotland to develop a national ... Continue Reading →