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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FREE training for personal assistants

The Personal Assistant Network Scotland is pleased to offer FREE training to Personal Assistants directly employed by the person they look after via SDS. Please click here for more information.

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Free training for family carers of young people with autism

Tuesday 17th and Tuesday 24th January 2017, 12pm – 2.30pm at The Circle Dundee. Positive Pathways Scotland is for parents and carers of children and young people (aged between 5 and 18 years old) with an autism diagnosis. Our training programme offers: 2 free training sessions with a focus on understanding emotional and behavioural challenges […]

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What’s On January & February 2017

Our What’s On Guide for January and February 2017 is now available to download.

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Raise money for Dundee Carers Centre by shopping online!

We’re now registered with Give As You Live which means you can help Dundee Carers Centre just by shopping online! Shop with your favourite stores and a donation will be made to Dundee Carers Centre without costing you a penny extra. Shop at thousands of leading stores like Amazon, Expedia and John Lewis. Get started raising […]

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