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An introduction to Self-Directed Support (SDS)

Thu 16 November, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm



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This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.

When: Thursday 16 November, 1pm – 2.30pm

About the event:  

Self-Directed Support (SDS) is an individual’s legal right to shape & manage their own package of care. This session explains how it works in more detail.

In this session we cover the following:

  • An explanation of Self-Directed Support, who is eligible and process for getting it
  • Ideas and examples on how to use SDS payments
  • Next steps and further information

Delivered by:

Jeanne-Marie Lee (Carer Training Officer at VOCAL) and Philippa Harrop (Carer Support Practitioner specialising in SDS)

Instructions for joining the event

This event will be delivered ONLINE. Details of how to join the event will be sent you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on the details below.

There is a limit on the number of spaces for this event. You will be notified if there is a waiting list for this event. Please note that some events require a minimum number for them to run or may be cancelled near the time of the event, we will contact you if this is the case.


Thu 16 November, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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