Skip to 0 minutes and 3 secondsPersonal assistance or PA is where disabled people living in the community are supported by workers who they employ directly. Usually, the disabled person is funded by their local authority to pay their workers themselves. PA is not the same as care. It’s about Independent Living. On this course, you will learn all about PA. Our training is suitable whether you are a disabled person, wanting to employ workers, or a care worker, wanting to work as a personal assistant. How is PA different from care? How can PA relationships be conducted safely and professionally? We’ve done the research with disabled people and their personal assistants to work out how PA can be operated better.
Skip to 0 minutes and 49 secondsWe’ve developed this training in association with disabled people’s organisations to support successful Independent Living.