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You and the person you are assisting are both responsible for making sure that you work safely to keep everyone free from harm. Use the resources below to find out about health and safety and safeguarding.
This guide by Fish insurance will help to ensure your PA is protected and safe at work.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has lots of information and resources about health and safety at work.
This video from Ruils is for both PAs and employers; it takes looks at health and safety in the home.
This video from Ruils will help employers and PAs think about moving and assisting safely, along with any training you may need to do this.
This information defines safeguarding and what it means to you in your role as a PA.
The Care Act 2014 outlines safeguarding duties of local authorities, which included the establishment of Safeguarding Adult Boards. To find your local SAB, use the 'in your area' section to search for your local authority.