Draft Self-directed Support Statutory Guidance on care and support

A public consultation on draft statutory guidance to accompany the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013


1. Smale et al 1993

2. SHANARRI: safe, healthy, achieving, nurtured, active, respected, responsible and included.

3. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2004/10/20017/44081

4. Section 3 of the 2013 Act requires the professional to consider the carer’s assessment and allows local authorities to provide support. Section 7 imposes the duty to offer choice in relation to the support to be delivered in consequence of adult carers’ assessments. Section 8 imposes the same duty in relation to young carers.

5. The short break funding is made partly under section 3(4) of the 2013 Act (as regards Isobel’s break) and partly under section 12 of the 1968 Act (as regards John’s). 


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