Here’s whats in our latest edition of the Direct Payments Support Service Newsletter for Summer 2020 Stay Safe and Keep Well – information and guidance during the corona virus crisis A Good Life – Someone to talk to service Update on Knowsley’s Direct Payments Conference 2020 Direct Payments Support Group – moves online Additional financial … Read more
National Writing Day is an annual celebration designed to inspire people to get writing, and through KDC’s Reading Group – Stories – that is what we have done! “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”–Toni Morrison Everyone has a story to tell … Read more
Course/ Activity Date & Time Length of course/ Cost Introduction to Digital Photography Introduction to manual settings available upon the camera and how to use those settings. Learning about your own camera, DSLR, compact camera and camera phone. Discovering framing and composition techniques. Developing a basic knowledge of different lighting and how to use it … Read more
The Coronavirus National Testing Programme is available to all front line workers – including PAs – who are having to self-isolate due to having Coronavirus-like symptoms or because a member of their household has symptoms. You can apply for a self-referral test here or follow the information set out below The full list of eligible employers now … Read more
Guidance on staying home and stopping the spread of Coronavirus from Public Health England Information about looking after your feelings and your health The Mencap website also has a lot of useful easy read documents available
This a webinar about employment issues for people with direct payments via a personal budget or personal health budget. Stephen Robson the senior solicitor for employment and discrimination from Disability Law Service explores the employment related issues during Coronavirus crisis. The webinar is useful for anyone concerned about employment issues in the current climate.
Our general advice is to follow the guidance: Q1 Will my Direct Payments continue to be paid? Direct Payments will not be stopped, but recipients will not be expected to continue to pay for services that they are no longer able to access. Instead, they will need to use the Direct Payments differently in order … Read more