Portfolio of SDS Projects


The Portfolio of Projects managed under Self-Directed Support are divided by the fund through which they are supported.

The SDS Support in the Right Direction Fund (2015-18) aims to build the capacity and availability of Independent Support services across Scotland. £2.82million has been spread across 34 projects in Year 1.

The Scottish Government also recognises that building the capacity of care providers and developing the workforce are closely linked to the effective delivery of Self- Directed Support. Providers of care support and the care workforce have a key responsibility for implementation of the SDS strategy.

The SDS Innovation Fund (2015-18) aims to support innovation and develop the capacity of providers to develop the workforce and to support people using SDS to directly or indirectly purchase support. £1.25 million has been invest in 21 projects in Year 1 of the Fund.