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
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.
21.12.17: Reverse Advent Calendar: thanks to all our staff who contributed to this years charity collection boxes. All the items have been delivered to The Gate Foodbank in Alloa, Bandeath Dog Shelter & The Cats Protection Shelter in Fishcross.
20.12.17: Activities Xmas show:
Very well done to all our "Panto" stars who helped make this years Xmas show a success. The show was entitled "A day in the life of the IKL office". Massive thanks to our club co-ordinator Jean and to everyone who helped out on the night.
12.12.17: Activities Xmas show:
Rehersals are going well for our Activities club Xmas show which will be held at the Bowmar Centre in Alloa on Tuesday night at 6pm. All parents, relatives, friends & carers are invited.
07.12.17: Reverse Advent Callender appeal:
Many thanks to the staff who have already donated to our appeal. We now have a box for The Gate foodbank in Alloa, Bandeath dog shelter & The Cats Protection Shelter in Fishcross. Keep the donations coming folks.
08.11.17: Reverse Advent Callender appeal:
IKL Care are taking part in this years "reverse advent callender" event for The Gate foodbank in Alloa and the Bandeath Dog shelter. Full details on our news page.
Care manager Pamela Brown has tied the knot. Conrgratulations to Pamela and Danny: See the news page.
31.10.17 Halloween party at our activities club.Tonight sees our Halloween party for our service users and their support workers at the Bowman Centre Alloa.
20.09.17: Office hours:
Please note that the office will be open for reduced hours on Friday 22nd Sept: 9am til 2pm and CLOSED on Monday 25th Sept.
Normal hours resume from Tuesday 26th Sept.
11.09.17: Activities Club:
Our activities club re-starts on Tuesday the 12th Sept and will run for 15 weeks until the 19th of Dec.
21.08.17: Care Inspection:
We are delighted to report that following a 3 day annual inspection carried out by the Care Inspectorate we have been awarded the mark of 6-Excellant in all areas. This will be the third year in a row receiving the excellant mark.
16.08.17: Job Vacancies:
We currenty have vacanices for support workers . We are looking for full time and part time staff (evenings & weekends). If you are interested please see our recruitment page .
08.08.17: IKL nominated in the Clacks 2017 Business awards.
We are delighted to announce that we have been short listed in the Clacks 2017 Business awards under the Excellence In Customer Service Awards. Further details to follow.
08.08.17 Special Olympics:
Good luck to Barbara Ann & Lee who are currently down in Sheffield as part of the special Olympics. For more information see the link below
27.06.17 Activities Group:
The Group has now broken up for the summer period. The club will re-start in August. Dates will be finalised asap.
15.05.17 Activities Group:
The Bowmar Centre in Alloa which hosts our Activities Club, now as a new Sensory Unit room which is being made available to our service users as part of our activities club.