Support for providers of social care

Coalition of Care and support Providers Scotland (CCPS) – CCPS represents, promotes and safeguards the interests of voluntary sector and not-for-profit social care and support providers in Scotland, so that they can maximise the impact they have on meeting social need.

They host the Providers and Personalisation Programme which supports voluntary sector providers with the preparation and delivery of Self-directed support. Their website contains a range of useful resources.

Scottish Care – Scottish Care represents independent providers of Health and Social Care in Scotland delivering residential care, day care, care at home and housing support.

They host the People as Partners project which provides information, builds capacity and offers guidance on self-directed support to independent providers of care and support. Their website contains a range of useful resources.


More information on Self-directed Support

Self-directed Support in Scotland – The Scottish Government’s website with information on the National Strategy and the Self-directed Support Act.

The Self-directed Support Act – The Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act

The Direct Payment Regulations – Self-directed Support (Direct Payments)(Scotland) Regulations 2014

Statutory Guidance in Self-directed Support – The Scottish Government’s Statutory Guidance on Self-directed Support

National Guides on Self-directed Support – Guides tailored for specific audiences: people who use support, carers, providers and practitioners.