We know how daunting it can be to find websites offering reliable care information and advice. That's why we have pulled together this list which we hope you will find useful.
Self Directed Support, or SDS for short, is a way for individuals to work with the social work department, other organisations and paid workers to put together a package of care that suits their needs and the way they want to live their lives.
Alzheimer Scotland provides a wide range of specialist services for people with dementia and their carers. They offer a 24/7 helpline and have a team of Dementia Advisors and Dementia Nurse Consultants. Caledonia Social Care was Alzheimer Scotland’s care service until 2017. Caledonia Social Care's highly skilled support staff are trained to the Scottish Government Promoting Excellence framework in Dementia Care.
Care Inspectorate is the national regulator for care services in Scotland. Caledonia Social Care is inspected and evaluated for its quality of care and latest reports can be found on their website.
Care Information Scotland (CIS) provides information about care and care services for people living in Scotland. It's a great place to start if you’re new to care services or a caring role.
Caledonia Social Care
We’re delighted that Caledonia Social Care has been featured in publications such as The Herald and The Scotsman. To find out more about the launch of our business and the employee-owned model that we have adopted, please follow the below links:
The Herald - “Employee Ownership Predicted for One in 20 Firms”
The Scotsman - “Scotland’s Economy: Surge in Employee-Owned Companies”
The National - “Businesses Urged to Consider Employee Ownership Model”
Co-operative Development Scotland - “Scotland's Newest Employee Owned Business Launches”
Care Industry News - “Caledonia Social Care is Latest Business to Adopt EO Model”
Alzheimer Scotland - “Caledonia Social Care Officially Launch”
Co-operative Development Scotland - “The Rise of Employee Ownership in the Care Sector”
Alzheimer Scotland - “Introducing Caledonia Social Care”