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Lost in Translation: Making Self-directed Support work for BME Communities

MECOPP (Minority Ethnic Carers of People Project) would like to announce its brand new publication. Lost in Translation: Making Self-directed Support work for BME Communities aims to help practitioners who support people from BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) communities who may be assessed as eligible for social care support from their local authority. The individual… Continue Reading Lost in Translation: Making Self-directed Support work for BME Communities

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SDSS Christmas closure times

Christmas Tree

  SDSS wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Our office will be closed from Wednesday 21st December and will re-open on Wednesday 4th January.

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Press Release – Scotland should end the Care Tax

The campaign group, Scotland Against the Care Tax (SACT), calls on the Scottish Government to end charging people a financial contribution towards their social care. It comes as former leader for the Scottish Labour Party brings a motion before the Scottish Parliament today that will debate the principle and practice of charging people for essential… Continue Reading Press Release – Scotland should end the Care Tax

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Self Directed Support: The Reality’ ‘The experience of SDS Implementation in East Scotland’

Wednesday 2nd November 10.30am – 2.30pm – Rothes Hall, Glenrothes We would like to invite you to an event focusing on the actual experience of Self Directed Support, for people using services and the organisations supporting people across the Fife, Dundee, Angus and Perth and Kinross areas please click here to see the agenda. The day… Continue Reading Self Directed Support: The Reality’ ‘The experience of SDS Implementation in East Scotland’

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Maureen McPeak

It is with great sadness that Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living must share the news that our dear friend and colleague Maureen McPeak passed away on Friday 9th September after a short illness. Maureen meant a great deal to so many people whose lives she touched, including through her work as a long standing Trustee… Continue Reading Maureen McPeak

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Shared Ambition for the future of social care in Scotland

Disabled people and carers call for new model of social care support Scotland’s social care support system increasingly risks cracking under the strain, as demand rises and funding fails to keep pace, to the potential detriment of thousands of disabled people and their families. Responding to these concerns, today (Wednesday 27 July) sees the launch… Continue Reading Shared Ambition for the future of social care in Scotland

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SDS Blether Week

Why not have a SDS blether? SDS Blether Week 13 – 17th June #SDSblether The Challenge In the run up to and during 13th – 17th June we are inviting Local Authorities to have a quality Self-directed Support (SDS) conversation with colleagues they wouldn’t usually to develop their understanding of SDS . Why not get… Continue Reading SDS Blether Week

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Closure times for Easter Holidays

SDSS are closed on Friday 25th March until Monday 28th March due to the Easter weekend.  If you have any queries we will respond to these on Tuesday 31st March.

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Working together event

Penumbra and partners are holding a fun interactive day for everyone in the community to promote Self-directed Support, choice, mental health, creative thinking. Where – McDiarmid Park, Perth, PH1 2SJ When – Wednesday 30th March 2016 What time – 10am – 2pm For further information please contact William Wright on 07919881294

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Telephone maintenance

Our telephones will be out of service tomorrow due to office maintenance.  Please accept out apologies for the inconvenience this will cause, if you need to contact us please get in touch via our mobiles or emails.

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