User and Carer Involvement (UCI)

Self-Directed Support: Your Choice, Your Right

In principle self-directed support provides an ideal way to modernise social care to make it consistent with human rights. In practice the challenges of implementation mean that there is still a long way to go.

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Do you Care?

Local charity User and Carer Involvement (UCI) is seeking out “harder to reach” Carers throughout Dumfries and Galloway. This work has been commissioned by Dumfries & Galloway Health and Social Care Partnership. They are concerned that so many Carers are unaware of their rights and the services that are out there to support them with information and advice, a few day’s respite or the financial support for which they may qualify.

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