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Self Directed Support in Scotland at the OU

Do you want to find out more about Self Directed Support legislation and the principles? Our learning partner The Open University (OU) has updated its online Foundations for Self Directed Support in Scotland and it is structured as follows:

The unit has six sections, which can be studied in any order:

  • Understanding personalisation and its history
  • Making personalisation happen: Co-production
  • Outcomes based thinking
  • Personalisation and risk
  • Workforce
  • Working together for personalisation.

You can work through each section in your own time and in any order. Have a look at Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland on OU OpenLearn, or have a look at Caring Counts which has some although this is course developed with and for carers. It is also for non-carers and front-line workers supporting carers. Depending on your role there are two paths through the course.

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