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  • Have You and Your PA Had Your Flu Vaccine?

    Have You and Your PA  Had Your Flu Vaccine?

    This year, with Coronavirus putting us all at risk, it is essential to get as much prevention as possible against flu.Changes have been made to make sure it’s safe to have the flu vaccine at GP surgeries and pharmacies. It’s important to go to your appointments unless you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus. For the first time, this year, PAs will be able to access the vaccine free of charge from GPs and community pharmacies( using a letter of entitlement if required ) .

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  • Can you Help Develop Neurocare Knowhow?

    Can you Help Develop Neurocare Knowhow?

    Due to the impact of COVID-19 the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals are leading on a project to develop a new online learning tool for care workers who support people with neurological conditions.From October Neurocare KnowHow is hosting online co-design workshops and looking for people living with a neurological condition, their PAs and family members interested in taking part.There will be later opportunities to be involved in filming and testing the resource.

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  • Individual Employer and PAs: Coronavirus FAQs

    Individual Employer and PAs: Coronavirus FAQs

    Our new information sheet for individual employers and PAs contains guidance based on some of the questions we are being asked at Disability Sheffield by people who employ their own PAs. The outbreak of Coronavirus is a public health issue and as such certain precautions need to be taken by both employer and employee and both parties need to be aware in these difficult circumstances of their employment duties and rights.

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  • New Learning and Development Brochure 2019-20

    Sheffield City Council’s Learning and Development Service offers a wide range of training courses available for people who work in social care organisations from the independent, private and voluntary sector, including paid carers and personal assistants.

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  • Student Advisors Needed to Develop Training for Workplace PAs

    We are developing training for students who might need to employ a Workplace Personal Assistant when they graduate. We are seeking to recruit 3 advisors , who are current students or recent graduates of Sheffield Hallam University or the University of Sheffield , to help us develop the training. You will receive a one off £150 payment when the work is complete. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 13th February.

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  • Free Training for Individual Employers and Personal Assistants

    View details of free learning and development opportunities with Sheffield City Council Learning and Development Service from 1st July 2017 to 31st March 2018.

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  • Can you Volunteer to Help with National Research about PAs?

    Sheffield Hallam University and King’s College, London are seeking to interview Personal Assistants and in Sheffield’s case also Individual Employers, so please get in touch if you are interested in taking part.

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