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Self Directed Support Scotland (SDSS) is a membership organisation. The focus and direction of our work reflects the needs and priorities of our membership in their role in supporting people across Scotland.

Our member organisations come from all areas of Scotland and each organisation is concerned with supporting the implementation and development of self-directed support (SDS) in their area and beyond.

If you would be interested in applying for membership please email our Membership Development Executive:

Member News

Carers Rights Day
November 20, 2020

Thursday 26 November is Carers Rights Day, which aims to bring organisations together to help ...

Social Care in Hospitals - Letter from the Cabinet Secretary (7th Nov 2020)
November 18, 2020

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport issues letter supporting social care support in hospitals The letter ...

Self-Isolation Information and Support
November 18, 2020

We know that self-isolation is very important in stopping the spread of coronavirus. We also ...

Have your say - Development of SDS Standards
November 18, 2020

It is widely acknowledged that the implementation of the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act ...

What's next for Self-Directed Support?
November 13, 2020

Self Directed Support Scotland’s (SDSS) Chair, Florence Garabedian, recently joined leading experts in social care ...

Support hub for unpaid carers and PA employers
November 5, 2020

Covid-19 has affected us all in many different ways, and our wellbeing is now more ...

Briefing: Self-Directed Support six years on
November 2, 2020

Scotland’s health and care news channel, HealthAndCare.Scot, takes a look at Self-directed Support (SDS) in ...

ALLIANCE: Self Management Fund now Open for Applications
October 30, 2020

Self Management Fund: Resilience, Recovery and Development is now open for applications from 26 October ...

Face Covering Exemption Card launched
October 29, 2020

Self Directed Support Scotland is pleased to share that the Scottish Government’s recently announced Face ...