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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 ...


SDSS AGM 2020 - My Support, My Choice
December 14, 2020

Lucy Mulvagh, Director of Policy and Communications, The ALLIANCE, joined us for our AGM on ...

SDSS AGM 2020 - Independent Review of Adult Social Care
December 14, 2020

Derek Feeley, ChairĀ of theĀ Independent Review of Adult Social Care, joined us for our AGM on ...

Carers Rights Day
November 20, 2020

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

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 ...

SDS National voice 2020: videos.
June 12, 2020

A full programme from the day can be found here, for your reference.

New Scottish Government COVID-19 guidance on SDS Option 1 and Option 2.
May 14, 2020

    Scottish Government have now published COVID-19 guidance on Option 1 and Option 2 for Local ...