Useful Documents and resources

WECIL

WECIL are conducting some research to assess the current situation of individual experiences around the support planning process, they have a survey that they are aiming to distribute as widely as possible and  would be grateful if you would take a little time to complete it and assist their research. The survey is accessible at the following link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RNRS3S2 Thank you.

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Care Act 2014 - Care and Support Statutory Guidance

Learning and Development Guide

Making sure the Care Act works - Easy read

Managed Account Easyread Leaflet

New Employer Helpsheet

New employer form

New employee details form

Annual Leave Record

Change of salary notification form

Example timesheet

Form 64-8 (pdf)

P32 explained

Having correct draft letters, forms and checklists can save you time, and help you manage information quickly and easily, in running your business. These free samples from ACAS are organised into the three sections to help with:

The key documents include job descriptions, staff appraisals and some of the different methods, and letters in handling discipline when an employee has broken important company rules.

They can all be downloaded by clicking on the document title.

If, after looking at these templates, you feel you need additional help on recruitment, managing staff or handling discipline, Acas has other free guidance.

Here is a useful link from ACAS "Paying Staff for small business'"

Try the Acas Helpline on 0845 747 4747 or visit the Acas publications website for a range of booklets on these subjects which you can download.

Skills for Care:

Skills for Care have launched access to the new online interactive version of the Employing Personal Assistants toolkit. The toolkit is to help individual employers employ their own personal assistants

The  interactive version enables you to search and immediately access the information you are most interested in. It contains links to different sections within the toolkit and the useful templates. There are also links to organisations you can access for more support and information and you can still download the individual booklets and templates.

You can view the online interactive toolkit here http://www.employingpersonalassistants.co.uk/

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to get on touch on 0113 245 1716

RUILS is very pleased to be able to share with you the Personal Assistant Training Films that they have created.

Each film explores the unique relationship between Employer and Personal Assistant conveying key messages and highlighting best practice.

The films cover:
1. The role of the Personal Assistant
2. Health & Safety in the home
3. Moving and Assisting
4. Working with a Client with Dementia
5. Working with a Client with a Learning Disability.

To view the films click on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/user/RUILSUK

If you are interested in ordering a DVD  of the films please email info@ruils.co.uk with your name and the number of DVDs and they will get back in touch as soon as they are available. There will be a small charge for this.