Development of Service Specification
Q7 How will independence be maximised?
Scottish Executive (2002) A Guide to Receiving Direct Payments in Scotland.
Scottish Government (2010) Self-Directed Support: A National Strategy for Scotland
Enable (2009) Being in Charge: Self-directed support: A guide for family carers of people with learning disabilities.
Lippold, T. and Burns, J. (2009), Social support and intellectual disabilities: a comparison between social networks of adults with intellectual disability and those with physical disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 53, 463–473.
Dodd, P., Guerin, S., Mulvany, F., Tyrrell, J. and Hillery, J. (2009), Assessment and Characteristics of Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Who are not Accessing Specialist Intellectual Disability Services. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22: 87–95.
Beadle-Brown J. (2002) Direct Payments for People with Severe Learning Disabilities: A Service Case Study and Implications for Policy. Tizard Learning Disability Review, 7, 4, 1 10-16.
Department of Health (2004) Direct Choices - What councils need to make direct payments happen for people with learning disabilities http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/ Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_4081030
Department of Health (2009) Core guidance and Regulations. Guidance on direct payments for community care, services for carers and children's services: England 2009 http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ +/www.dh.gov.uk/en/SocialCare/Socialcarereform/Personalisation/Directpayments/DH_076522
Riddell, S., Priestley, M., Pearson, C., Mercer, G., Barnes, C., Jolly, D. & Williams, V. (2006) Disabled People and Direct Payments: A UK Comparative Study ESRC Award RES-000-23-0263
Research in Practice for Adults (2007) How can local authorities increase the take-up of Direct Payment schemes to adults with learning disabilities?
Can be downloaded from: http://www.ripfa.org.uk/publications/outlines?start=10
Working in Partnership Programme/NHS (2008) A framework for commissioning support for self care.
This framework sets out how self care support fits with existing commissioning approaches and some additional techniques that may be less familiar.
The Community Care (Direct Payments) (Scotland) Amendment
Regulations 2005 (SSI 2005 No. 114)
Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007
The Community Care (Direct Payments) (Scotland) Amendments Regulations 2007 (SSI 2007 No. 458)
1. Department of Health (2010) Housing Rights Resource Pack. This suite of resources was launched on 31 March 2010; it covers many subjects around different housing options available for people with learning disabilities. ‘My home and Money: Managing Money and Living Independently’ provides information on funding. http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_115224
2. Department for Work and Pensions – Independent Living Fund http://www.dwp.gov.uk/ilf/
3. Office for Disability Issues (2008). Independent Living: A cross-government strategy about independent living for disabled people. http://odi.dwp.gov.uk/docs/wor/ind/ilr-executive-report.pdf
4. Community Care – Expert Guide to Direct Payments, Personal Budgets and Individual Budgets. http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/25/07/2012/102669/direct-payments-personal-budgets-and-individual-budgets.htm
5. NHS (2012) Independent Living http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Disability/Pages/Independent.aspx
6. Community Integrated Care Group – Independent Living http://www.c-i-c.co.uk/node/9
7. Parton, D. (2012) Scottish People with Learning Disabilities Still Face Barriers to Independent Life. Published online for Learning Disability Today on 06.06.12. http://www.ldtonline.co.uk/2012/06/scottish-people-with-learning-disabilities-still-face-barriers-to-independent-life/
8. The Family Advice and Information Resource (FAiR). This is a free information and advice service for people with learning disabilities, parents, carers and those who work with them in Edinburgh. http://www.fairadvice.org.uk/