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:
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.
Tel: 01259 404027
Wearing of face masks:
Please note that as of Monday 21.09.2020 we will be reinstating that ALL VISITORS to the office will be required to wear a face covering. If you are in any doubt as to wearing a face covering then please call ahead and we will advise
Please note that there will be no access to the office on Friday 28.08.2020 from 1pm till 3pm due to outside reapir work and new sngage being fitted..
Restricted office access:
Please note that from Monday 10th Aug till Friday 14th Aug there will be restricted access to the office due to internal repairs. If you require a visit to the office please phone ahead and arrange.
Duty of candour annual report:
Our annual report is now available via the Duty of candour page.
Alloa local shops and businesses getting ready for re-opening:
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Diageo donates hand sanitiser:
Global drinks manufacturer Diageo has pleged to donate over 8 million bottles of hand sanitiser to front line health and care worker.