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Personal Assistants’ Programme Board

The first meeting of the Personal Assistants’ (PA) Programme Board took place in August 2021 and  continues to meet on a monthly basis. The Board is formed of PAs, Scottish Government, Independent Support Organisations plus more, with the shared aim of ensuring the integration of PAs into the overall social care workforce. Purpose of the […]

Thousands of Personal Assistants receive thank you payment

Self Directed Support Scotland (SDSS) are proud to have been a part of the Scottish Government’s ‘thank you’ payment process for Personal Assistants (PAs), which delivered nearly 5,000 payments of up to £500 to PAs. Following months of planning with stakeholders, including Scottish Government, SDSS and payroll providers, on 30 June 2021, an online and […]

My Support, My Choice

My Support, My Choice (MSMC) includes vital evidence, analysis and recommendations for improvement to SDS in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, based on people’s experiences. My Support, My Choice: User Experiences of Self-directed Support in Scotland           My Support, My Choice thematic reports My Support, My Choice local authority reports […]