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.
In this blog post, Children’s Parliament team member and current student-teacher Catrin discusses her experiences of playing and learning outdoors and what can get in the way of children realising their right to play and their right to reach their full potential through education.Read More
Part of Thrive Outdoors downloadable series of resources developed to support outdoor play.. Part 2 for parents! In this week’s guest blog we hear from Deidre a play therapist based in Ireland who shares the therapeutic benefits of play and some handy play tips and activities for parents.Read More
Download the original Go Play Outcome and Evaluation Framework, set out in 2011, which established the principles of Inspiring Scotland’s play programme. The guide identifies ways that play organisations can realistically demonstrate their difference though the use of evidence and helps the play sector to identify common ground to assess how play organisations can have theRead More