The PA Series: background

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”

Introducing: The Personal Assistance (PA) Series

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”

Disabled at Uni: 4. Accommodation, social care, and health care

Last week, I wrote about the support services in place at the University, and how to get set up with them. This week, I’m discussing health and social care, hiring Personal Assistants, and accommodation at University. One of my key pieces of advice for disabled students about to go to University is that it’s reallyContinue reading “Disabled at Uni: 4. Accommodation, social care, and health care”