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ISBN 978 0 7559 9737 4 (Web only publication) DPPAS 10897
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Section One: Introduction 1.1. What we mean by self-directed support: 1.2. Core values and principles of self-directed support 1.3. Terminology 1.4. Policy context 1.5. Why a strategy now?
Section Two: Instilling the values - the way forward for self-directed support 2.1. Shifting the balance of power 2.2. Leadership 2.3. Access to social care and support- prevention and intervention 2.4. Ownership and universal services 2.5. Health & Wellbeing 2.6. Housing Support 2.7. Employment & education 2.8. Services for children (Getting it right for every child ( GIRFEC)
Section Three: SDS - The Processes 3.1. Information and advice - supporting individual choice and control 3.2. National outcomes & minimum information standards 3.3. Agreeing outcomes 3.4. Resource allocation
Section Four: The Mechanisms 4.1. Individual budgets and direct payments 4.2. PA Workforce
Section Five: The shift 5.1. Providers and the social care market 5.2. Strategic commissioning 5.3. SDS for specific groups 5.4. Unpaid carers
Conclusion 6.1. Next steps 6.2. Delivering change 6.3. Measuring success
Annex 1: Glossary
Annex 2: Recommendations
Annex 3: Members of the Reference Group
Annex 4: Existing Legislative Context
Annex 5: Independent Living
Annex 6: Useful resources
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