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SDS National Voice 2021: The quality approach

You can now secure your place for our 2021 SDS National Voice conference, with special ‘early bird’ tickets available. We’re delighted to confirm that our annual National Voice conference will be taking place on Wednesday 17 March 2021. This year, following COVID-19 advice and guidance, the event will take place online, however you’ll still have […]

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Reflecting on our 2020 AGM: Paving the way

This year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, our AGM went virtual with over 80 members (and non-members) joining us on the day.  The event, on Thursday 12 November, was as an opportunity to discuss the work of Self Directed Support Scotland (SDSS) over the last 12 months, highlight key achievements and challenges, and for members to have a say about the […]

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Consultation Session on Standards for SDS

Have your say on the development of Standards for Self-directed Support Social Work Scotland is leading the work to develop Standards for Self-directed Support (SDS) that will apply throughout Scotland. These Standards are to be implemented by all Scottish Local Authorities and will form part of the work of the Independent Review of Adult Social […]

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Have your say – Development of SDS Standards

It is widely acknowledged that the implementation of the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013 has been variable across Scotland with the Adult Social Care Reform Programme seeking to redress this. The terms of reference for the recently announced Independent Review of Adult Social Care reflect that this remains a priority. Since November 2019 […]

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