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We have gathered a range of information and materials on Self-directed Support and social care in Scotland which you can access below.



Statutory Guidance to accompany the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013

Statutory Guidance This document contains Statutory Guidance on social care assessment and associated process. The guidance ...

Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013

Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013 An Act of the Scottish Parliament to enable local ...

Being a PA Employer factsheet

Being a PA Employer factsheet published by SDSS. This factsheet covers the following topics/questions: What is ...


Free Dementia awareness e-learning course
June 4, 2019

This e-learning course aims to raise the awareness and skills of care staff who work ...

SDS Storytelling films.
May 20, 2019

New Storytelling films have been produced by the SSSC SDS and Integration Team. The film scenarios ...

Self-directed Support factsheet (Polish)
May 8, 2019

    We have developed an SDS factsheet which gives readers an introduction to the following in ...

Housing and workplace discrimination checklists.
May 6, 2019

Citizens Advice Scotland have published handy checklists on discrimination when it comes to housing and ...

Making a lasting difference: sustaining non-profit organisations and their impact.
May 6, 2019

Graeme Reekie of Wren and Greyhound has recently released a new book ‘making a lasting ...

Free Personal Care for Under 65's: Key resources.
April 2, 2019

On April 1st the Community Care (Personal Care and Nursing Care) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) ...