SDS Survey

Its been over a year since the Covid-19 SDS Guidance was issued. This guidance was to enable anyone who receives social care support in Scotland via Self Directed Support (SDS) Options 1 or 2 to use their SDS budgets in a more flexible way. Coalition of Carers and SDS Collective would like to find out […]

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Personal Carer Assistant Card

Personal Carer Assistant Card Employers of Personal Assistants are reminded that they can apply for a Shopping E-card on behalf of their employees, so that they are able to shop within restricted times implemented by some shops and supermarkets.   The government have confirmed that Personal Care Assistants are key workers in the Health & Social […]

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SiRD projects secure £2.9m in extended funding for social care

31 projects secure an additional year’s funding. Funding for 31 third sector projects in social care has been extended to March 2022 with the announcement of an additional £2.9 million of Scottish Government backing. Scottish Government’s ‘Support in the Right Direction’ programme was initially funded until March 2021, with funding partner Inspiring Scotland. The programme […]

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