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Our vision is a fair society where everyone can participate and has the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

Having a Personal Budget can transform a person's life

Would you like to have more control over your care and support? Then a Personal Budget could work for you. Our adviser, Glenys, manages a Personal Budget for her daughter and it's transformed their lives. Find out how.

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Working as a Personal Assistant could be the right job for you

Make a difference to your life, and the life of a disabled person. Personal Assistants work directly for the person they support. As well as being rewarding, the role is varied and offers flexible hours.

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BSL signed guide to Direct Payments

Watch the BSL guide to Direct Payments to find out how managing your own personal budget can support your independence. (Video credit: City of Edinburgh Council)

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Easy read guides

Read information in Easy Read about money you can receive to pay for your care and support.

Read information in easy read

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Care Service vacancies

Our care service has roles available now.

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Free resources

We have a wide range of free resources and guidance on living independently, managing a personal budget and employing support staff.

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Training

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Latest news

  • CQC rating

    Care Service receives an overall rating of 'good' from CQC! Read more

  • Guardian article on relationship between PA and their employer

    (image credit: The Guardian) 'Personal assistants have made a profound difference to Nadia Clarke’s quality of life. “Without PAs I’d be left frustrated and I think it would have affected my mental health,” explains the 25-year-old from West Yorkshire, who has cerebral palsy and is profoundly deaf.' Read more

Training and events

  • How to successfully recruit Personal Assistants

    Do you need to employ PAs to support you to live independently in Hampshire? Then come along to our Eastleigh event for top tips on how to recruit the best care staff. Read more