Document that explains Independent Support and its importance for helping people gain increased choice and control in the self-directed support process.
An Act of the Scottish Parliament to enable local authorities to provide support to certain carers; to make provision about the way in which certain social care services are provided by local authorities; and for connected purposes.
Discussion paper on why the underpinning notion of self directed support seems to have failed in its ambitions. It also looks at how the concepts of personalisation and personal budgets associated with self-directed support may retain value if interpreted in an appropriate way, delivered through an appropriate strategy.
Study with overall aim to provide macro-level financial and economic evidence on the potential costs, benefits and impacts of an increase in the uptake of SDS in Scotland.
Working paper that seeks to add to the current knowledge base regarding third sector organisations and personalisation through exploring it specifically within the context of support for carers.
Evidence review that considers what can be learnt from existing research, related initiatives and experience elsewhere.
Shared values and principles that should govern approaches to integration and the way new structures are built that will empower citizens of Scotland and unlock them from the failing of past systems, rather than locking them into a new system that lacks a clear vision.
Video (uploaded to YouTube) produced by North Ayrshire Council on how people can have more choice and control over their social care through self-directed support.
Follow-up evaluation that is built upon the initial evaluation of the self-directed support test sites which reported in September 2011.
This follow-on study sought to assess continued uptake in the test sites; to identify activities to further promote and increase awareness of self-directed support and identify system wide change within the test site local authorities.
Briefing that provides a summary of the parliamentary scrutiny of the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Bill prior to the Stage 3 proceedings, due on 28 November 2012.
- The Health and Sport's Committee's Stage 1 report recommendations and the Scottish Government's response
- Amendments agreed to at Stage 2
- Issues that were raised at Stage 2 but did not result in amendment to the Bill
- Amendments that have been lodged for Stage 3.