Skills for Care have just announced that personal health budget holders employing a personal assistant can apply now for individual employer funding to cover the cost of care related training for both themselves and their PA’s:
- The funding can also be used to cover related costs, including backfill and travel expenses.
- This funding is being disbursed by Skills for Care on behalf of NHS England as part of a pilot scheme running from September 2015.
- Funding is finite and employers are encouraged to submit an early application to avoid disappointment.
- Funding will issued on a first come first served basis subject to applications meeting the funding criteria.
Click here for the: Funding Flyer 2015