A guide to help care staff and personal assistants supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults through the COVID-19 crisis.
Personal assistants resources and services
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At a glance resource providing information for LGBTQI+ Disabled People who use self-directed support and who employ personal assistants (PAs) or support workers.
This briefing provides information for personal assistants (PAs), support workers, social workers and other social care staff working with LGBTQI+ Disabled People.
Part of Better Care Fund resources
Developing the role of personal assistants (PAs) across the Isle of Wight and providing support to people in hospital.
Easy read version of SCIE's At a glance resource providing information for LGBTQI+ Disabled People who use self-directed support and who employ personal assistants (PAs) or support workers.
Film featuring the experiences of Disabled People from the LGBTQI+ communities who use Self-Directed Support.
Understanding self-directed support for LGBTQI+ disabled people: a film for personal assistants and support workers
Film telling personal assistants and support workers more about positive ways of working with Disabled People from the LGBTQI+ communities.
Part of Personalisation
This film for health and social care commissioners and staff, personal assistants and people who use services, introduces Stephen Page, a man with MS. Having a personal budget has enabled Stephen to continue to attend events which help him to lead his chosen life and preserve his personal identity.
This film for disabled people and care workers who support them shows Anne, a disabled person, travelling around London by taxi and bus. She discusses the issues involved in employing personal assistants and her own work to counter misguided cultural perceptions of disabled people and bring about positive change.
This film for social care commissioners, staff, people who need services and carers follows Linda, who needs constant care. Linda found out she was entitled to direct payments. She used the money to pay her friends to be her personal assistants.
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