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The full Support in the Right Direction (SIRD) report has now been published.

The report presents key findings from an external review of independent information and support services funded by the Scottish Government.

The overall objective of this study was to provide an evaluation of services supported by the Scottish Government through the Support in the Right Direction (SIRD) Fund. It fulfils a specific commitment in the “The Implementation Plan 2016-18, for the Self-directed Support Strategy 2010-2020” to evaluate how independent information and support help and enable people to achieve personal outcomes, to be in control of their social care and to make their own decisions about social care. The findings from this review will help to inform decisions about future funding of such projects.

Read the report here: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/02/5004


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