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My daughter has ASD. Where to advertise to find a PA?

My daughter is 19 with a diagnosis of ASD. Where did people advertise to find a PA. She’s only been granted 2 hours a week and we’re having difficulty finding someone. Any advice would be greatly ...

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Better to have a private carer or go to agency? Is it possible to keep my PA and get cover?

I have a PA that’s worked for me for a long time and I have got very used to her and comfortable being around her. During this time with my PA I have deteriorated and now fully wheelchair bound, so ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents, carers and disabled parents - 6 Aug 2021

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Dad has reached PA and needs to be reassessed for DLA and apply for LCWRA too. Please help.

My dad has been on DLA for more than 10 years and initially didn’t require a lot of care. Therefore he received the lower rate care component for DLA. His health has steadily worsened over the years ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in PIP, DLA and AA - 8 Aug 2021

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Anyone else having difficulty finding cover for PA's when off sick?

Hi All, I wondered if any people on this forum is experiencing the same problem at some time, with finding cover when your PA is suddenly taken sick. She works for me four days week and isn’t from an ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 3 Aug 2021

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PAs / Carers not being COVID19 Vaccinated

Last week I had to let one PA go because they did not want to be COVID19 vaccinated; at interview 9 weeks ago they had said would be getting vaccinated. I turned to one of my 'emergency carers' whom ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disabled people - 16 Aug 2021

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Can I use my DP to pay for the cost of taking my PA with me on holiday?

I’ve booked to go on a short 4 night holiday in July and need my PA to come with me to provide assistance. Can I use my DP to pay for the cost of taking her? There is more than enough money in my pot ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents, carers and disabled parents - 2 Apr 2021

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Access to work - support worker

I need to apply for Access to Work to pay for a support worker/PA - does anyone have any experience of this? How they assess you, what they deem necessary, What/when/how they pay, can I find my own PA ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Employment and careers - 21 Apr 2021

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Hi, my name is Aushi! I am new here! Where should I advertise for a PA/support worker?

Hi, Hope you are all well and coping with lockdown. i am a visually impaired mum, I am currently looking for a PA/support worker to help me and my 14 year old son. any tips or advice on where to ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disabled people - 23 Feb 2021

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PA 6

Can anyone explain to me what a PA 6 is please. Someone mentioned to me this is normally at MR stage. DWP havent even made a decision yet

Profile picture of the author Discussion in PIP, DLA and AA - 9 Aug 2019

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Continuing healthcare or access to work?

Note from moderator, link to previous thread mentioned during this post. Hi there, I have a previous thread about access to work and my difficulties in finding a way that I can have my current PA for ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Employment and careers - 14 Jul 2021

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