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
We are currently recruiting full time and part time posts for care support workers. Pleae see our recrutiment page for full details.
Office electrical repairs:
Please note that the office will be closed today 21.08.19 from 1pm till 4pm for essential electrical reapirs. During this time we will not have office phones but for all staff and service users our on call number will still be available.
Care Inspectorate report:
We are delighted to announce that our care inspection report is now availabe for all to read via our "Care Inspection Reports Page" . Please click on the link for a copy of the full report. This year we have been awared the grade of 6 for Quality of Care and support and a grade of 6 for Quality of management and leadership. Both grades are the highest achievable for care at home services and as such we are delighted for all our staff's hard work and also for all the kinds words from our service users who took time to complete the care inspection questionnaires. Many of the comments have been included in the report.
Due to our lnadlord starting essential repairs within our office, there will be limited access to the office from Monday 26th of August for 2-4 weeks. This should not cause any disruption to the service , however it will restrict access to the office for support staff and service users. We apologise for any inconveniece during the period of the repairs.
Please note that due to unforseen circumstances the ativities club will not be re-starting on Tuesday the 11th of June. The club has been postponned until further notice
We have recently had our annual inspection from the care inspectorate. The inspection lasted 3 days and covered our Quality Care & Support and Management & Leadership. We will post our feedback and results in the coming weeks.