Personal Assistant Induction E-Learning Course

The Government Transformation Agenda aims to improve Social Care for disabled people, older people and families with disabled children. This Personal Assistant Induction e-learning course focuses on those individuals, (referred to as Employers), who decide to employ a Personal Assistant, (PA).

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Personal Assistant Induction Aims

Receiving a Personal or Individual Budget to buy their own support enables the individual to employ a PA. This allows them to be at the centre of all decision-making about the support and the services they receive from their PAs and promotes independent living. A PA will need induction in how to support their Employer.

Personal Assistant Induction E-Learning Objectives

The course aims to provide Employers, their PAs, Health, Care Management and Voluntary sector staff with knowledge and skills in:

  • Understanding the importance of Employers directing the work of PAs and making their own life choices
  • Building strong Employer/Employee relationships and keeping them safe
  • Helping PAs provide effective, person-centred support
  • Developing an understanding of professional boundaries and disabilities, equality and cultural awareness
  • Developing the PA’s skills and knowledge

Personal Assistant Induction E-Learning Course Content

The Personal Assistant Induction E-learning course includes:

  • The background to Personalisation and employing PAs
  • The role of the PA and the practical skills and expertise they need to do the tasks that are required of them
  • How to build good working relationships between an Employer and their PA and keep them both safe
  • Interviews with Employers and their PAs
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