COVID-19, disabled people, and the right to LIVE (independently) Coronavirus is ripping through care homes. It is killing thousands of people who are trapped in these institutions, often with no choice or control as to who provides their ‘care’, no way of protecting themselves, and who are left watching their friends die. Part of theContinue reading “COVID-19, disabled people, and the right to LIVE (independently)”
Introducing care agencies – how they operate and some of the advantages and disadvantages I’ve found with them.
Over the past seven years of employing PAs, I’ve had some excellent employees, some dreadful ones, and the rest have been somewhere in the middle – with great strengths, but also weaknesses. I’ve also learned that the same is true of me as an employer – there are things I’m good at, but there areContinue reading “The PA Series: background”
I’ve had great feedback from people on my Disabled at Uni series and my Adaptive Product Reviews series, so I’m starting a third. Both of those will be continued, but I’ve found people often have questions about how I manage my social care / NHS care, and it seemed worth starting to write a guide.Continue reading “Introducing: The Personal Assistance (PA) Series”