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
Job vaccancy: Support Worker: We currently have vaccancies for support workers for weekend work.Full details are on our recruitment page.
Easter Monday holiday: Please note that the office will be closed on Easter Monday 5th April and will re-open on Tuesday 6th April. Our on-call service will still be available for emergencies only.
£500 payment for front line workers: Scotland Excel have now announced that the monies to cover this payment will be distributed to local authorities on the 31st of March, who in turn will allocate the funds to care providers possibly 4 weks later.
Alloa On line shopping app goes live.
IKL Care are pleased to be supporting the all new Alloa First Live shopping app which is now up and running for all your local shopping needs. See our news page for full details.
Office access: Just reminder that our office reamains operational but closed to the general public. If you require to visit the office please contact us on 01259 404027 and make an appointment
£500 payment for front line workers: The scheme for the Scottish Governments £500 grant to front line care support workers is now live.
Covid vaccinations: staff are now taking up the offer of vaccination for front line workers.