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SDS Network: Social Service Reform in Wales

In this webinar Damian Bridgeman explains the ideas underpinning the Welsh reform of social services and how these ideas aim to respect disability rights and the need for more inclusive communities.

This webinar was produced by the Centre for Welfare Reform on behalf of Citizen Network and as part of the SDS Network - a global movement for self-directed support.

The webinar was recorded on 3rd July 2020.

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Damian Bridgeman

Damian Bridgeman

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Critical Path Framework

Critical Path Framework

Don Derrett developed this to help local authorities plan all the necessary system changes as they move towards creating support systems that people can control for themselves.

SDS Network: Individual Service Funds (ISFs)

SDS Network: ISFs

Chris Watson of Self Directed Futures and Gary Kent of New Key and Jacqui Hendra of Devon County Council on ISFs.

SDS Network: Developments in Finland

SDS Network: Developments in Finland

Leaders in self-directed support in Finland explain how systems are beginning to move towards and some of the early benefits

SDS Network: Developments in Scotland

SDS Network: Developments in Scotland

In the second SDS Network Webinar Keith, Danielle and Debbie described the development of self-directed support in Scotland. They explained its history and growth, its benefits and the current challenges.

SDS Network: COVID-19 and Overview

SDS Network: COVID-19 and Overview

The first webinar from the SDS network covered the issues of how countries were responding to the COVID-19 crisis, what the crisis can teach us about changes we need for the future and how this may impact the development of self-directed support.

SDS Network: Progress in New Zealand

SDS Network: Progress in New Zealand

Marsha explains how New Zealands' approach to self-directed support has developed from initial exceptional arrangements into what is now a central plank of Government policy.

SDS Network: SDS in the USA

SDS Network: SDS in the USA

John O'Brien and Robin Cooper share how SDS has evolved in the USA and the lessons therein for other countries.

World SDS Map

World SDS Map

Dave Goswell is leading work to map the progress of self-directed support in different countries and regions around the world.