Funding for Training

Do you employ a personal assistant or carer?

Do you employ someone to support you to live as independently as possible? They might help you with -

  • your personal care
  • domestic duties
  • getting out and about


Would you like to be able to get them some training?

Examples of some of the training available -

  • Provide support for leisure activities
  • Support independence in the tasks of daily living
  • Support individuals to meet personal care needs
  • Support Individuals to live at home
  • Understand physical disability
  • Understand conditions associated with diabetes
  • Introductory awareness of sensory loss
  • Emergency first aid skills
  • Moving and handling of people safely


There are also a range of e-learning courses available.

To find out more please contact Compass Disability Services on  01823 282823 / 0330 333 0089

There is funding avaliable from Skills for Care which can be used to pay for the costs of training, course materials and other associated costs such as transport and staff cover. More information can be found at www.skillsforcare.org.uk