Support for individual employers and PAs

We have resources and information for individual employers, personal assistants (PAs) and supporting organisations for people employing their own care as well as resources to support people in a PA role and organisations who support both individual employers and PAs. 

An individual employer is a person directly employing a personal assistant for their care and support. This is usually done using a direct payment from a local authority, a personal health budget from the NHS or their own money (or a combination).  

Employing personal assistants is a way people can have choice and control over care and support arrangements; focusing on what’s important to them.  

These pages include information about learning and development for both individual employers and personal assistants, as well as funding to pay for training.  



See the latest news for individual employers and personal assistants.


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