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Understanding Self-Directed Support (SDS)

Thu 16 June, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Free

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Understanding Self-Directed Support (SDS)
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This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.

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

Objectives

By attending the event carers will have;

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

Delivered by

Aga Newsome, Carer Training Officer at VOCAL. Aga has recently joined the team at VOCAL, and comes with over 4 years’ experience of delivering training in the care sector.  She runs a number of face to face and online courses for Carers.

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 you need to go on the 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.

Details

Date:
Thu 16 June, 2022
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Online
United Kingdom

Organiser

Carer Training
Phone:
0808 196 6666
Email:
carertraining@vocal.org.uk