Self-directed Support, Human Rights and People with Learning Disabilities

Section: the ALLIANCE Membership Location: Glasgow City Date of event: 26/11/2019 at 10:45 – 14:00

This event will discuss support for people with learning disabilities who access or want to access SDS.

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) and MECOPP (Minority Ethnic Carers of People Project) are partnering to deliver the ‘SDS Masterclass Series’ in 2018-19 – four events looking at different aspects of Self-directed Support (SDS). This is the final masterclass in the series.

Attendees will hear from:

  • Charlie McMillan, Chief Executive, Scottish Commission for Learning Disabilities (SCLD)
  • Michelle Steel, Director, People First (Scotland)


10:45 – 11:00 Arrival and tea/coffee

11:00 – 11:05 Welcome and introductions

11:05 – 11:35 Charlie McMillan, Scottish Commission for Learning Disabilities (SCLD)

11:35 – 11:50 Q&A hosted by Hannah Tweed

11:50 – 12:05 Michelle Steel, People First

12:05 – 12:20 Break

12:20 – 12:30 Q&A hosted by Hannah Tweed

12:30 – 13:30 Discussion and closing remarks

13:30 – 14:00 Networking lunch

The event will include interactive discussions, Q&A, opportunities for networking, and lunch. There will also be breakout spaces available for anyone throughout the event.

To register for this event please visit Eventbrite (this link will take you away from our website).

Event details

Location:The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland
Time:10:45 – 14:00
Address:Venlaw Building
349 Bath Street
G2 4AA

For more details contact

Name:Hannah Tweed
Phone number:0141 404 0231
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