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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 ...


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 ...

GDA 'Covid-Resilience' interim findings show that disabled people are left behind.
May 8, 2020

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis the team at Glasgow Disability Alliance (GDA) has ...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for SDSS members and stakeholders.
March 13, 2020

  This page will be updated frequently as the situation develops. Last updated: 10th October, 16:00.  Scottish ...

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 ...