About Getting It Right

The Getting it Right project explores the application of a human rights based approach, consistent with the statutory principles within the SDS Act, in the operational delivery of older people’s care and support.

About the Getting it Right Project

The project aims to be a partnership between Scottish Care, who have received funding to undertake work on older people and self-directed support and two local partnerships- now identified as NHS Highland and North Ayrshire as well as other local stakeholders.

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About SDS

The Self-directed Support Act came into force on 1st April 2014 and places a duty on Local Authorities Social Work departments to offer individuals a range of choices as to how they receive their social care.
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Getting it Right – Highlands

This project is a partnership between Scottish Care, who have received funding to undertake work on older people and self-directed support and NHS Highland as well as other local stakeholders.

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Getting it Right – North Ayrshire

This project is a partnership between Scottish Care, who have received funding to undertake work on older people and self-directed support and North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership as well as other local stakeholders.

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