TITLE

Safety versus choice

AUTHOR(S)
Pitt, Vern
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;11/25/2010, Issue 1845, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the difficulties faced by disabled people to hire a personal assistant (PA). Safety is a prime concern for them when hiring a personal assistant. PA Pool can make it easier for PA users to find high quality staff but it doesn't offer any guarantees about how safe it is to let those people into users' homes. Moreover, service users in England and Wales are not required to have them checked by the Criminal Records Bureau, though tougher regime applies in Scotland.
ACCESSION #
56675555

 

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