Understanding the Role of the Personal Care Assistant


Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT added

This e-learning course, Understanding the Role of the Personal Assistant, is broken down into four easy-to-follow units – an introduction and three study units. Using case studies and examples, it aims to give learners an insight into what a personal assistant’s role is, how the recruitment and employment process works and the funding options available to people with learning disabilities.

The course will also help learners to understand the importance of working closely with a person’s PA, as well as others in their support network, in order to provide the people in their care with the assistance they need.

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On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • define the role of a personal assistant
  • give examples of a PA’s responsibilities
  • explain why someone might want to employ a PA
  • describe how people go about employing a PA
  • access information about how to appoint a PA
  • explain the meaning of the terms direct payments, personal budgets and individual budgets
  • understand how these payments can be used to employ a PA
  • recognise how funding fits in with personalisation
  • describe what the aims are of Putting People First and Valuing People Now
  • suggest sources of advice and guidance for people wanting to recruit a PA
  • access support for people to help them to become effective employers
  • understand the importance of working with others in the support network
  • identify ways in which they can help to improve working partnerships in their own work situations

Price is per online user of this course, excluding VAT.

5% discount on purchases of 10 users or more. For purchases of 50 users or more please phone 0844 854 9218 to find out if larger discounts are available.

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