Get your flu jab!

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The NHS is braced for a bad flu season this winter, following the worst outbreak in many years in Australia and New Zealand. Flu is easily transmitted and even people with mild or no symptoms can infect others so it is really important for PAs and carers to have the flu vaccination. The Dept of […]

What to do if you suspect domestic abuse 

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PAs provide care and support to people in their own homes, often alongside a husband or wife, partner or close family member. Inevitably, from time to time, PAs will hear or see things taking place between the spouses/partners that causes them to feel uncomfortable. Occasionally the PA can find themselves caught in the middle, or […]

DBS Checks – The Basics

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Most personal assistants will at some time in their career be asked to provide a DBS check because they are working where there are children or vulnerable people. This bulletin summarises some essential information to help you understand what they are, the process for getting one and who might need to have one. What is […]