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UKpas – About Us

UKpas – About Us

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] Working as a PA can be rewarding and fun, it can also be physically and emotionally hard work. Working with people will always bring rewards, it can also bring its upsets. People are like...

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Unforgettable – Our Founders Story

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] James Ashwell, founder of Unforgettable, explains how his mum’s dementia journey changed his life forever. ‘Mum was always busy and always laughing. As well as having four children, she was...

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In-Control’s Charging For Care And Support

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] It's the last few days to take In-Control's important survey on "Charging For Care & Support". Please read the below piece from In-Control and take the survey. Does your local council...

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Skills For Care – Free Training

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] Surrey Independent Living Centre have secured Skills For Care funding to provide free training for individual employers and employed PAs. Feel free to share this amongst your network to...

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Are We Like Sheep?

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] I watched this mother with her triplet lambs "baa" and gather them to her as she perceived 'danger' in me being close by. There was no need for her to fear me, but she did not know that....

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I’m not – “…just a carer!”

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] I love my job. I train staff working in Health and Social Care, specialising in working with Personal Assistants (PAs) and Individual Employers (IEs). An Individual employer is someone who...

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TUPE: Impact of Fragmentation

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to Post"] Should a tribunal that is considering whether there has been a TUPE transfer after a service provision change, clearly identify the 'relevant activities' that have transferred? Yes, held...

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