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 →

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 →

New self-directed support resources

Self-directed support (SDS) enables supported people to decide how much control they want of their individual care budget and allows them to have a say on how it is spent on their own ... Continue Reading →

New SDS resources for black and minority ethnic groups

What does self-directed support (SDS) mean for black and minority ethnic groups including Gypsy/Travellers?  Kate Herbert and Lucy Arnot, Self-Directed Support Development Workers ... Continue Reading →

SSSC evidence to Scottish parliamentary committees

We submit evidence to a number of Scottish parliamentary committees which directly or indirectly examine social service workforce issues. Further information about each committee is ... Continue Reading →