With a self-directed support package you control your own budget and decide exactly what kind of care you need. You might decide that you need a hand around the house, or help with getting washed and dressed. Or you might want to arrange for a personal assistant to go along with you to college classes, work or leisure activities. Basically the choice is yours and we can help you live as independent and active a life as you choose.
To see how HHC have worked with others in using Self Directed Support to bring care to remote and rural areas, click on the video link below.
At the end of January, Andrew Bomford, a journalist from the PM Radio 4 programme, came and spent 2 days with us finding out information about the way in which we deliver care at home in Highland. He subsequently delivered an article on the programme in February, part of a week of articles about alternative ways of providing social care in Britain which challenged the assumption that all social care stories are negative. This is the clip focusing on the experiences of people being cared for by our Boleskine Community Care team: