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Disability Equality Training day course for members (18th Sept)

Date: September 18, 2019

Time: 10.00-16.00

Location: the Boys Brigade, Pollock Pavillion, 227 Ferry Rd, Edinburgh EH6 4SP

Members event

Disability Equality Training day course for members (18th Sept)

  We have a limited number of places available for SDSS members to participate in Disability Equality training delivered by Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living. The cost £60.00 per person, however, we are able to discuss your organisation’s needs in order to support you to attend. LCiL training aims to enable people to gain a […]

Disability Equality Training day course for members (19th Sept)

Date: September 19, 2019

Time: 10.00-16.00

Location: The Boys Brigade, Pollock Pavillion, 227 Ferry Rd, Edinburgh EH6 4SP

Members event

Disability Equality Training day course for members (19th Sept)

  We have a limited number of places available for SDSS members to participate in Disability Equality training delivered by Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living. The cost £60.00 per person, however, we are able to discuss your organisation’s needs in order to support you to attend. LCiL training aims to enable people to gain a […]

SDSS AGM 2019 (Members only event).

Date: November 13, 2019

Time: 10.30-16.00

Location: Perth Concert Hall

Members event

SDSS AGM 2019 (Members only event).

The SDSS AGM is a members-only event and an opportunity to catch up with fellow SDS Independent Support Organisations and hear about exciting work from across Scotland. Booking details and more information coming soon.

 

Past Events

Future of PVG & Disclosure Legislation for Self Directed Support- Edinburgh (afternoon)

Date: September 2, 2019

Time: 13.30-16.00

Location: Scottish Government Building Victoria Quay Edinburgh EH6 6QQ

Members event

Future of PVG & Disclosure Legislation for Self Directed Support- Edinburgh (afternoon)

Disclosure Scotland are keen to engage with key stakeholders to discuss the future of legislation underpinning the Protection of Vulnerable Groups and the Disclosure of Criminal Information.` In 2018, Disclosure Scotland carried out a public consultation on the future of Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme (report available here). The responses have contributed to shaping proposals that aim to […]

Future of PVG & Disclosure Legislation for Self Directed Support- Edinburgh (morning)

Date: September 2, 2019

Time: 10.00-12.30

Location: Scottish Government Building Victoria Quay Edinburgh EH6 6QQ

Members event

Future of PVG & Disclosure Legislation for Self Directed Support- Edinburgh (morning)

  Disclosure Scotland are keen to engage with key stakeholders to discuss the future of legislation underpinning the Protection of Vulnerable Groups and the Disclosure of Criminal Information.` In 2018, Disclosure Scotland carried out a public consultation on the future of Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme (report available here). The responses have contributed to shaping proposals that aim […]

Future of PVG & Disclosure Legislation for Self Directed Support- Stirling

Date: August 12, 2019

Time: 13:30 – 16:00

Location: Volunteer Scotland Jubilee House Forthside Way Stirling FK8 1QZ

Members event

Future of PVG & Disclosure Legislation for Self Directed Support- Stirling

  Disclosure Scotland are keen to engage with key stakeholders to discuss the future of legislation underpinning the Protection of Vulnerable Groups and the Disclosure of Criminal Information.` In 2018, Disclosure Scotland carried out a public consultation on the future of Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme (report available here). The responses have contributed to shaping proposals that aim […]

Get Together & Get Involved – Forth Valley

Date: June 18, 2019

Time: 11:00-15.00

Location: Forth Valley Sensory Centre Camelon, Falkirk

Get Together & Get Involved – Forth Valley

Self Directed Support Forth Valley and the Personal Assistants Network are hosting an informative event for Personal Assistants and PA Employers to get together, share experiences, find out what support is available and get involved in the local SDS community. Join them for a day of presentations, interactive workshops, Q&A sessions and networking opportunities enabling […]

Improving Social Care Services in Your Area of the Highlands (Dingwall)

Date: June 4, 2019

Time: 10:30 – 15:00

Location: Dingwall Baptist Church, Dingwall.

Improving Social Care Services in Your Area of the Highlands (Dingwall)

The Highland SDS Stakeholder Group will be meeting 4 times a year to look at people’s experiences of trying to access and make use of social care (now called Self Directed Support) to meet their needs. The meetings will bring together people using services, their carers, people working for voluntary sector organisations and staff working […]

SDS National Voice 2019

Date: March 13, 2019

Time: 10:00-16:30

Location: Stirling Court Hotel, Stirling.

SDS National Voice 2019

SDS National Voice 2019 is an event that will promote and showcase good Self-directed Support practice all over Scotland. This year the theme is ‘Local Stories’ as we aim to highlight how SDS is being implemented in a range of local areas. We are delighted that Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Jeane Freeman MSP, will […]

Improving Social Care Services in Your Area of the Highlands (Thurso)

Date: March 6, 2019

Time: 10:30 – 15:00

Location: The Weigh Inn, Thurso.

Improving Social Care Services in Your Area of the Highlands (Thurso)

The Highland SDS Stakeholder Group will be meeting 4 times a year to look at people’s experiences of trying to access and make use of social care (now called Self Directed Support) to meet their needs. The meetings will bring together people using services, their carers, people working for voluntary sector organisations and staff working […]

Improving Social Care Services in Your Area of the Highlands (Fort William)

Date: November 27, 2018

Time: 10:30 – 15:00

Location: Ben Nevis Hotel, Fort William.

Improving Social Care Services in Your Area of the Highlands (Fort William)

The Highland SDS Stakeholder Group will be meeting 4 times a year to look at people’s experiences of trying to access and make use of social care (now called Self Directed Support) to meet their needs. The meetings will bring together people using services, their carers, people working for voluntary sector organisations and staff working […]

Self Directed Support Collective Launch

Date: November 21, 2018

Time: 11:30 – 15:30

Location: Cumbrae House, Glasgow.

Self Directed Support Collective Launch

Launch of the SDS Collective! The SDS Collective is a group of advocacy and campaigning organisations which have come together to promote improved practice in the development of Self-Directed Support in Scotland. Recognising that Self-Directed Support is the mainstream form of social care provision in Scotland, the SDS Collective exists to address the restrictions on […]

SDSS AGM 2018

Date: November 1, 2018

Time: 10:00-16:00

Location: Eastwood House, East Renfrewshire

Members event

SDSS AGM 2018

The SDSS AGM 2018 ‘Getting out of the woods’ is a members only event and an opportunity to discuss the work of SDSS over the last 12 months, highlight key achievements and challenges and for members to have a say about the future work and governance of SDSS.  We are hosting this year’s AGM in partnership with a local member SDS Forum […]