Watch our webinar and event recordings covering learning and development for you and your PA:
This webinar explains what delegation of healthcare tasks means, the things to get right from the employment point of view, implementing changes with your PA and how Skills for Care can help.
Learn about the benefits of learning and development, how to access funded training via local organisations, as well as how to ask for a grant to pay for training and qualifications (individual employer funding).
Deaf-initely Women, with the help of ULO funding from Skills for Care, developed and delivered training so PAs could support people with specific needs. In this video, Teresa Waldron highlights key points of the funded training courses on deaf and deafblind-related issues and the learning that came out of this new initiative. Teresa is deafblind and is a Direct Payment employer employing a team of personal assistants.
Pathfinders Neuromuscular Alliance, with the help of ULO funding from Skills for Care, developed and delivered training so PAs could support people with muscle weakening conditions. In this video, Jamie Hale talks about why and how they developed the online training, which was done in co-production with people with muscle weakening conditions. The training courses developed are still available for PAs to access via the Pathfinders website.
Mohammed Ilyas who is a carer has supported his mother to access individual employer funding so the PAs they employ could undertake training. Prioritising the development of your personal assistants and looking after their wellbeing not only benefits the PAs, but has a positive effect on the employer, relationships and delivery of care.