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Getting out of the woods? Reflecting on the SDSS AGM 2018.

At the start of the month our AGM took place in with co-hosts SDS Forum East Renfrewshire. There were 49 delegates in total in attendance from a range of membership organisations from across Scotland. As well as an opportunity to discuss the work of SDSS over the last 12 months, highlight key achievements and challenges and […]

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SDS Collective Launch – 21st November in Glasgow – be there!

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 […]

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SDSS AGM 2018: Programme launch!

SDSS are delighted to release the full programme for our upcoming AGM on Thursday 1st November which will be an opportunity for members to  discuss the last year and hear more about upcoming SDSS research. This event will give members an exclusive look at our new and improved website and database for Independent Support. During […]

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SDSS AGM 2018: Getting out of the Woods

SDSS AGM 2018: Getting out of the Woods 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 […]

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Participation Requests Training for Members

Participation Requests Training: Bring public authorities to the table! The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act (2015) created new opportunities in Scotland. Participation requests have been introduced under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act which was passed in July 2015. They are a new means by which community groups / communities of interest can request to have greater […]

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SDS National Voice 2018: Video content.

SDS National Voice 2018 was an event held on March 14th 2018 to promote and showcase good SDS practice from across Scotland, videos of key content from the day are now available: What does it take to make SDS work? Martin Abernethy with Florence Garabedian, LCiL Support in the Right Direction –Key lessons from the […]

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SDS National Voice 2018: Report published.

On March 14th 2018 we held a national event to promote and showcase good self-directed support practice from across Scotland, we have published a report to summarise key learning from the day. As well as highlighting who was there and geographical coverage, this report also shows what delegates were able to take away from the […]

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Featured in TFN: Jess Wade on SDS Implementation.

Last week SDSS Manager Jess Wade was featured in TFN, find out more: SDSS Manager, Jess Wade, was featured in TFN last week discussing the future of SDS, and what needs to be done to achieve successful SDS implementation. In this article Jess highlights the importance of real partnership working, in order to learn from best […]

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SDS National Voice: Final Programme announcements!

Spaces are filling up quickly for #SDSnationalvoice, we have been working on our programme, with a some further exciting content to be confirmed. Stay tuned the final programme will be released later this week! Find the most up to date information below: Confirmed Speakers: Jess Wade, Manager, Self Directed Support Scotland. Florence Garabedien with Martin […]

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SDS National Voice, tickets available now!

  SDS National Voice 2018- tickets available now! SDS National Voice is an event that will promote, celebrate and discuss good SDS practice all over Scotland. We designed this event around what you would like to hear about, and who you would like to hear from. Get your tickets now! SDS National Voice 2018 is an event […]

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