Category Topics

The SDS Forum

Find out more about the forum and how to use it.
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Accessing SDS

Find out how to access Self-directed Support and where to start.
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Accessible information

There’s a range of information resources and tools available for people with communication differences.
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Assessments

Get ready for an assessment by understanding the process and knowing what support is available.
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Benefits

Learn about what benefits you could be entitled to and if they affect your Self-directed Support.
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Community Brokerage Award

A space for people interested in or undertaking the Community Brokerage Award to meet and ask questions. Not for resolving issues with the course which should be done directly with course coordinator.
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COVID-19

Keep up to date with COVID-19 news and how it effects social care.
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End of life

Find out more about palliative and end of life care.
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Events

Upcoming Self-directed Support and social care focused events.
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Good practice

Find out what’s working well in social care and in the implementation of Self-directed Support.
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Housing

Join the conversation about housing arrangements and living independently.
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Jobs

Find or share the latest social care jobs here.
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Legislation & Guidance

Understand the laws and guidance in place for Self-directed Support and how they can be used to benefit you.
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National SDS Collaboration

Join the conversation of the National SDS Collaboration, which brings together people across the sector to share work on SDS.
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Personal Assistants

A space for Personal Assistants (PAs) to discuss issues and get help and advice.
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PA Employers

A space for people who employ - or are thinking about employing - Personal Assistants to discuss issues and get help and advice.
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Research and Evidence

Helping to influence policy and procedures through research and evidence.
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Training

Discuss SDS-related training - what’s available and what needs to be developed
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Site Feedback

Discussion about this forum, how it works, and how we can improve it.
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