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