Self-Directed Support – letter from Kevin Stewart, Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care

Kevin Stewart has asked all health and social care partnerships to be aware that Scottish Government have published an update to the SDS Guidance for the Pandemic, which was first published in May 2020. This guidance is published in partnership with COSLA and Social Work Scotland, and takes effect immediately.

This guidance reflects the principles and flexibility as described within the SDS Framework of Standards, which are also available on the Scottish Government website at https://www.gov.scot/publications/self-directed-support-framework-standards-including-practice-statements-core-components/

The guidance is available on the Scottish Government website at https://www.gov.scot/publications/guidance-self-directed-support-sds-during-pandemic/