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Support in the Right Direction Year 5 year end update July 2023 - Inspiring Scotland


Support in the Right Direction Year 5 year end update July 2023

The Support in the Right Direction (SiRD) programme provides local independent support, advice and advocacy in line with the Scottish Government’s vision for Self-directed Support.

Independent support is integral to social care and without it, care users and carers would struggle to access the support they need and make use of it in the way they would like.

This report has been produced using the progress reports provided by groups and covers the six-month period October 2022 to March 2023. It highlights some of the outcomes that have been achieved as a result of SiRD funding and shares some case studies to illustrate the difference funding has made.


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