PA Network Scotland

Knowledge base

Here we will bring you regular bite size modules of information on a variety of topics governed predominantly by you. This will grow with the PA Network and we will try to accommodate the needs of the Network members.  

Please use the search function to look up key topics and if there are any areas you would like to see included please contact us. Where links to external sources are included, we recommend checking these links to ensure information is up-to-date and still relevant to your use.

There is nothing specific for PAs around medication as some of you will and some of you won’t do this as part of your role however there is also useful information in this section on healthy eating and dealing with medical emergencies.

Whilst overall it is your employer’s responsibility to ensure your health & safety at work in their home– everyone has a role to play. If your job includes moving, lifting and assisting your employer you should receive training and then regular refresher training to keep both you and your employer safe.

This section provides information on your basic employment rights when employed as a Personal Assistant and your responsibilities if employing a Personal Assistant.

To become a Personal Assistant in Scotland there are ways to get financial support to get you started, as well as courses to get the skills you need to care for your client.

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01563 522551

Workers Educational Association Self Directed Support Scotland Scottish Government