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Flu jabs for Personal Assistants

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As of May 2016 it is expected that all front line care staff be offered the flu vaccination by their employer. We’ve collated some information about it which will hopefully be of use. Why PAs are offered vaccination Reducing your chance of catching flu means you’re less likely to pass it onto any employers who […]

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PAs and Insurance

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We get asked about PA insurance quite a lot. This article focuses on what we found when we looked into it. Insurance for individuals employing PAs and carers in their own home is still a relatively new area for the insurance industry, but accidents and mistakes do happen so it’s really important to be certain […]

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Adult Safeguarding

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Safeguarding is a really important matter for PAs and is something about which we get a lot of enquiries. Because of all these enquiries, we have been working with DMBC to plan the first safeguarding adults training session specifically designed for PAs. This took place last week so it seemed a good idea to pick […]

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Diabetes Care for Older People

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The PA Support Service gets a number of enquiries from PAs wanting advice and information about diabetes. To answer this need, earlier in the year we ran two very successful PA courses on diabetes. We hope to run this again later in the year. In the meantime we thought we’d share our findings from that […]