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ANNEX F OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION (publications and websites)

Publications

Community Care Providers Scotland (written by the voluntary sector) (2002) Direct payments: Issues for service providers.

Department of Health. Breaking Barriers.
http://www.dh.gov.uk/PolicyAndGuidance/OrganisationPolicy/FinanceAndPlanning/DirectPayments/fs/en.

Department of Health. A parent's guide to direct payments.
http://www.everychildmatters.gov.uk/socialcare/disabledchildren/directpaymentfaqs

Lothian Centre for Integrated Living (2005) It's your life.

Lothian Centre for Integrated Living (latest edition April 2006) Your guide to payroll.

National Centre for Independent Living (2000) A rough guide to managing personal assistants.72

National Centre for Independent Living. Direct payments for mental health users/survivors: A guide to some key issues73.

National Social Inclusion Programme, the Care Services Improvement Partnership and the National Institute for Mental Health in England (2006) An introduction to direct payments in mental health services: Information for people eligible to use mental health services and carers.

Scottish Executive (2000) The same as you? A review of services for people with learning disabilities.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/ldsr/docs/tsay-00.asp

Scottish Executive (2003) A guide to receiving direct payments in Scotland.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2002/04/14662/4093

Scottish Executive (2003) Equipped for Inclusion. Report of the Strategy Forum: equipment and adaptations.
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/consultations/social/efir-00.asp

SHS Trust. Ways to work: Converting day services.

Values into Action (2001) Making decisions: Best practice and new ideas for supporting people with high support needs to make decisions.

Values into Action (2001) Trusting independence: A practical guide to independent living trusts.

Websites

Abuse - children at risk of:
http://www.everychildmatters.gov.uk/resources-and-practice/IG00060/

Advocacy organisations:
http://www.siaa.org.uk/documents/DirectoryFundingupdated280207.pdf

Care management in community care guidance:
http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/sehd/publications/CC2004_08.pdf

Changing Lives:
http://www.socialworkscotland.org.uk

Charging and financial assessment guidance:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Housing/Housing/supportpeople/CFA

Charging for adult non-residential sector care:
http://www.cosla.gov.uk/attachments/execgroups/sh/shchargingguidance2006.doc
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/library/swsg/index-f/c172.htm

Childminding:
http://www.childminding.org

Disclosures:
http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

Employment status:
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/employment-status/index.htm

Equipment and temporary adaptations:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/care/JointFuture/equipmentandadaptations

Equipped for Inclusion:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/consultations/social/efir-00.asp

Financial monitoring arrangements guidance:
http://www.cipfa.org.uk

Free Personal and Nursing Care:
http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/sehd/ccd.asp
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/care/17655

HM Revenue and Customs:
http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/employment-status/index.htm

Housing support services:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2003/06/17612/23017

Independent Living Fund:
http://www.ilf.org.uk/about.htm

Joint Future Agenda:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/care/JointFuture

Joint Performance Information and Assessment Framework ( JPIAF):
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2003/03/16630/19312

Joint working guidance:
http://www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/publications/CC2002_11.PDF

Local Improvement Targets:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/care/JointFuture/LITS

National training framework for care management:
http://www.spkweb.org.uk/Subjects/Training/National_training_framework_overview

Partnership for a better Scotland: Partnership Agreement:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2003/05/17150/21952

Scottish Executive return DP1:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2006/09/25160444/1
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/17672/9462

Single Shared Assessment of community care needs guidance:
http:// www.show.scot.nhs.uk/sehd/publications/DC20011129CCD8single.pdf

Social model of disability:
http://www.lothiancil.org.uk/about/background.php

Statutory rights for carers:
http://www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/publications/CC2003_02full.pdf

Support organisations:
http://www.scdpso.org.uk
http://www.update.org.uk/new_web/locked/dir1/directpaymentorgs/Info_Local_Advice_Dir.htm

Supporting People:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Housing/Housing/supportpeople/intro

Fact sheets

A variety of fact sheets are available from the following sources:

Age Concernhttp://www.ageconcernscotland.org.uk/

  • Finding Help at Home
  • Direct Payments from Social Work
  • Disability & Ageing, Your Rights to Social Services
  • Local Authorities Assessment for Community Care Services
  • Paying for Care and Support at Home

Contact a Familyhttp://www.cafamily.org.uk

  • Finding and Paying for Childcare
  • Employing a Paid Carer

Counsel and Carehttp://www.counselandcare.org.uk/

  • Guide to Direct Payments (brief): for people over 65 years old (forthcoming September 2007)
  • Guide to Direct Payments (complete): for people over 65 years old (forthcoming September 2007)

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Livinghttp://www.gcil.org.uk/

  • Funding Independent Living

Scottish Consortium for Learning Disabilityhttp://www.scld.org.uk/

  • An Easy Guide to Direct Payments in Scotland
  • Journey to Independence: How to run your life with Direct Payments
  • Moving On to Adult Life

SPAENhttp://www.spaen.co.uk

  • A number of leaflets are available from SPAEN.

UPDATEhttp://www.update.org.uk/