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Publication - Statistics Publication

Self-directed support in Scotland: 2015-2016

Published: 11 Jul 2017
Part of:
Health and social care, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788510974

Report on the second year of implementation of self-directed support, following the introduction of the Self-directed Support Act 2014.

30 page PDF

1.6MB

30 page PDF

1.6MB

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Self-directed support in Scotland: 2015-2016
Summary

30 page PDF

1.6MB

Summary

Self-directed Support was introduced in Scotland on 1 st April 2014 following the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013. Its introduction means that everyone eligible for social care and support has the right to choice, control and flexibility to meet their personal outcomes and local authorities are required to ensure clients are offered a range of choices on how they receive their social care services and support. The data reported here relates to the second year of Self-directed Support implementation (2015-16).

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