How To Find The Right Personal Assistant

Disability Horizons have published an article outlining the processes of hiring a Personal Assistant, including where to find the right person, the challenges involved and top tips.

Receiving Direct Payments gives a much greater control over your care needs and means you’re able to hire your own carers and manage them to suit your requirements. This article gives an example from a young disabled adult who has faced challenges in finding the right PA when starting university. She gives some top tips on the best way to advertise for the position in order to ensure the candidates that apply for the role fit all your requirements and preferred needs (e.g. would prefer a female, must be able to travel into work each day, must be able to perform certain healthcare tasks etc.). There is also a link to a small family run company who help young disabled people find the support they need whilst at university.

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