IKL Care The Perfect Care Company Established 1998
IKL Care       The Perfect Care Company Established 1998

Self Directed Support (SDS Scotland)

The Self Directed Support Bill (SDS), provides you with more choice & control over how you receive your care and support services.

 

More and more people are looking at taking control of their own support arrangements and more options are now becoming widely availabe through the implementation of the Self Directed Support Bill 2013.

 

The SDS Bill defines in terms of four options that local councils will have a duty to offer.

 

What is Self-Directed Support ?

Self-Directed support (SDS) allows people to choose how their support is provided, to meet agreed health & social care outcomes.

 

SDS offers a number of options for getting support. The persons individual (or personal) buget can be:

  • taken as a Direct Payment (a cash payment)
  • Allocated to a provider the individual chooses (sometimes called an individual service fund, where the council or funder, holds the budget, but the person is in charge of how its spent)
  • Or the council can arrange a service.

Individuals can choose a mixture of all 3 for different types of support

 

In short, you can now be more involved in your care support and you have the right to be consulted on who will deliver your individual care package.

 

For further FAQ's (frequently asked questions) on Self-Directed Support please see the link attached below from the Self-Directed Support Scotland web site.

 

ww.selfdirectedsupportscotland.org.uk/directing-your-own-support/frequently-asked-questions/

Contact Us

IKL Care


1-3 Coalgate

Alloa

FK10 1EH

Tel: 01259 404027
E-mail:
iklcare@hotmail.com

News

06.08.18: Job Vaccancies: We currently have positions available for Support Workers within our Clackmannanshire & Kincardine area. For more details check our recruitment page.

01.07.18: Care Inspection:  Recently we were audited by the Care Inspectorate who carried out a 3 day unannounced Inspection on our Quality of Care & Support and Quality of Staffing. We are delighted to annouce that we achieved excellant grades once again. The full report will be added to our Care Inspections reports page once they have been finalised.   

 

16.05.18: Job vaccancies: We currently have vacancies for support workers for part time hours 15-22 hrs per week or full time positions for 37.5 hrs per week. Please check our recruitment page for full details of how to apply.  

 

01.05.18: GDPR: General Data Protection Regulations: As of the 25.05.2018 the Data Protection Act will be replaced with a new Euorpean directive on data protecton knwon as GDPR. IKL Care are currently reviewing all our data processing requirements in line with the new directive. For full information visit our GDPR page.

 

30.03.18: Office closed: The office will be closed on Monday 02.04.18 for Easter Monday. All emergencies should be directed to the on call number. Normal office hours resume on Tuesday 03.04.18

 

20.03.18: Activities Club: The club will take a short break for 4 weeks to take in the Easter holidays.

 

29.01.18: Office Closure: The office will be closed on Friday the 2nd February to facilitate our move to a new office. PLEASE NOTE THE OFFICE PHONE NUMBER 0F 01259 726660 WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE. For all service users please use our on call number for emergencies. 

 

09.01.18: Activities club: Our service users activity club re-starts tonight 09.01.17 at the Bowmar Centre in Alloa from 6-7.30pm. 

 

 

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