My Support My Choice, Service User Experiences of Self-Directed Support in Scotland

Since June 2018, Self Directed Support Scotland and the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE) have been running a project called ‘My Support My Choice: user experiences of Self-directed Support in Scotland’, with funding from the Scottish Government. ‘My Support My Choice’ examines the experiences of social care users of Self-directed Support in […]

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ILF Scotland Launches Co-Production Events!

ILF Scotland is delighted to announce the launch of multiple co-production events over Scotland and Northern Ireland to ensure recipients are at the heart of the organisation. ILF Scotland is in the final year of its current strategy and we plan to embark on a journey of co-production to shape our next 3 years plus. […]

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SDS newsletters

You can now view our SDS newsletters online. Click here to view the most recent newsletters.

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Annual Report 2016/17

Our 2016/17 Annual Report is now available. Download your copy here.

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Your Support Your Choice Booklet

We’ve been working with Advocating Together (Dundee) (SCIO), Caal Care Ltd., Ink Pot Studio and Dundee Comics Creative Space to create a new guide to Self-directed support. The guide is called Your Support Your Choice. We’ve also created a short animated version. You can download the booklet or view the animation online. Dundee Version Angus […]

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Scottish Personal Assistant Employers Network (SPAEN) survey

SPAEN has developed a unique “Wellbeing Indicator” tool aimed at measuring the difference Self-Directed Support has or could make to people’s lives. In this first stage, we’re seeking as many SDS recipients as possible to complete the short survey.  The survey will be open from 1st – 21st May 2017. Take the survey

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New team member

Please join us in extending a very warm welcome to our new Support Broker for Angus, Catherine Harris. Catherine has recently completed her Social Work degree and prior to that was on placement at Dundee Carers Centre. We’re excited that she’s joining us and know she’ll be a very valuable member of the SDS and […]

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Free IT taster sessions

We are running 2 x 1 hour IT sessions every Thursday  from 30th March 2017,  between 10am and 1pm at our C Gate premises. The first session at 10am will be working age benefit claimants who have low IT skills to help prepare them for the new benefit Universal Credit – which will take over […]

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What’s On March & April

Our latest What’s On guide is now available to download. Click here to see what’s on in March and April.

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Choose Life, Choose Self-directed Support Conference

15th March 2017 @ The Lighthouse, Glasgow 10.15 a.m. – 3.30 p.m This event is organised by LivingTogeThere – A Community Interest Company dedicated to guiding people through Self-directed Support and is sponsored by the Life Changes Trust. The conference will focus on thinking differently, challenging the ‘usual’ and exploring creative ways to make Self-directed […]

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